21st June 2008, 12:43
I have almost completed a 1/16" - 1ft scale model of Doxfords first turret ship, aptly named TURRET. I've worked from a plan I copied while I worked at Sunderland Shipbuilders and also the plan in Leonard Gray & John Lingwoods book 'The Doxford Turret Ships', and one photograph. All of these were not as detailed as I would normally use but I've managed to almost complete the model. Does anyone have any photos or plans of this ship, particularly the fore end, which is the part I'm struggling with.
21st June 2008, 14:38
Theres a capacity plan of the Nonsuch in British ocean tramps vol 1 by Phil Thomas,pages 42-43. It's from the W Lind/McLaren collection which I think is at Glasgow university, so they may have more information.
If you Google Doxford turret ships then look at Nonsuch on the NMM site, you can then zoom in.
21st June 2008, 16:56
Turrets were favourite with Clan Line.... Try Clan Line turret in the gallery search engine..