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:
Cock o' the Walk
Flower of Essex
Lady of the Lake
Lady of the Lea
| General plans:
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
1895 Thames barges
1895 Channel barge
1922 Auxiliary ketch barge
1925 Auxiliary ketch barge
"A Simple Thames Sailing Barge"
Mulie rigged Channel barge
Typical Thames barge about 75' long, 15' beam, drawing 6' loaded 55 gross tons
"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)
National Maritime Museum
"Model Boat" Magazine
Model Maker Plans Service
"Spritsail Barges of the Thames and Medway" by Edgar J. March
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?