I'm attempting to envisage the structures in the stern section of this ship - working upwards from what remains in the Solway sands some 85 years after she was wrecked.
This winter's storms are uncovering (and reburying) a surprising amount of the ship still in situ, after she was cut up for...
Top Sail Schooner 'Gravesend' 1867. racing down The Channel. Started her life in the Fruit Trade later in the Coasting Coal trade. Rigging looks a bit heavy, can't get it right every time!.
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I've been researching the events which lead up to the stranding (and wrecking) of the SS Camlough in 1932 on a beach near where I live in Southwest Scotland.
Built in 1920, the Camlough was coal-fired a 166 ft. single boiler/triple expansion engine ship, one of the fleet of 'Kelly's Coal...
I am founding a small private maritime museum about the freighters of the 50s to the 80s.( the age before containers )
Part of it is a complete coasterbridge which I buildt with full
equipment.My problem now is ,that I want to create the impression
to look through the...