Sailing Barge Plans


I have been collating a list of plans for barges that are currently available from a variety of sources.
Here are the names of barges I have located plans for:
Adieu
Arrow
Asphodel
Blue Mermaid
Boojum
Brittania
Celia Jane
Chian
Cock o' the Walk
Europa
Flower of Essex
Frances
Giralda
Gloria
Gloriana
Golden Fleece
Grecian
Harelda II
Haughty Belle
H.K.D.
James Piper
Jewish
Kathleen
Kitty
Lady Daphne
Lady of the Lake
Lady of the Lea

Letitia
Lucy Richmond
Martinet
Nan
Nautilus
Niagara
Norman
Northdown
Our Emmie
Pearl
Rara Avis
Reminder
Resourceful
Rochester Castle

Saxon
Scot
Sirdan
Spartan
Stour
Tertius
Thoma II
Toquade
Trojan
Valerie Anne
Venta
Verona
Westmoreland
Will Everard
Note: the names and/or designs may not represent barges that actually existed.
General plans: 1768 Thames wherry, barge, hoy, etc. Draughts from Chapman's "Architectura Navalis - Plate 50
1800 stumpy plan/elevation
1825/50 Thames barges(topsail)
1840 Topsail Plan/elevation
1840/90 (Swimhead plans/elevation)
1860 Thames barges
1870-1895
1895 Thames barges
1895 Channel barge
1922 Auxiliary ketch barge
1925 Auxiliary ketch barge
"A Simple Thames Sailing Barge"
Mulie rigged Channel barge

Sailing BARGE-YACHT
Typical Thames barge about 75' long, 15' beam, drawing 6' loaded 55 gross tons

Sources:

"Barges" by John Leather 1984

"The Big Barges" by Hervey Benham & Roger Finch 1983.
Brown Son and Ferguson Ltd
"The CHATHAM Directory of Inshore Craft" ed Basil Greenhill and Julian Mannering.
David MacGregor Plans (Model Dockyard)
David Metcalfe
National Maritime Museum
NEXUS/MAP
"Model Boat" Magazine
Model Maker Plans Service
Planaship
Science Museum
"Spritsail Barges of the Thames and Medway" by Edgar J. March
T.B.S.C.
Traplet Publications plans services

Plans have been available of the CAMBRIA and WOLSEY, drawn by the late L.E.Zouch.
I can't find out anything about whether they are still available from any source.
Can anybody shed any light on these plans?


Do you know of any other barge plans that are not included here?
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