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Thames Sailing Barge Photo Collection



These are photographs of Thames Sailing Barges taken to help model makers with authentic detailing.  Where possible the barge and its location have been named.   Click on any thumbnail for a bigger picture and on your  "back" button to return here. 


SB "Kitty", Port Solent. Spring 2003

kittywinch1.jpg (25345 bytes)
Winch & chain box
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Bowsprit detail
kiuttywinch4h.jpg (163604 bytes)
Bowsprit fittings

kittycrab1p.jpg (155249 bytes)
Leeboard winch
kittycrab4p.jpg (146260 bytes)
Leeb'd winch
kittycrab3p.jpg (142485 bytes)
Leeb'd winch
kittywinch6p.jpg (143845 bytes)
Forward winch
kittywinch5p.jpg (151285 bytes)
Forward winch
kittywinch8p.jpg (163845 bytes)
Forward winch
kittyrig1p.jpg (143025 bytes)
Rigging detail
kittyrig3p.jpg (143293 bytes)
Rigging detail
kittyrig4p.jpg (159098 bytes)
Starboard vang
kittyrig2p.jpg (166597 bytes)
Blocks detail
kittystem1p.jpg (153020 bytes)
Bow fitment
kittystern1p.jpg (111220 bytes)
Rudder fitment


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SB Will
as seen at IFOS 2005 (on a cold grey day) and see below 
This vessel is the subject of a kit by Billing Boats

willifos0502.jpg (40160 bytes) willifos0504.jpg (40417 bytes)

Transom / wheelhouse Position of davits and aft rig View into wheelhouse
willifos0507.jpg (41033 bytes) willifos0506.jpg (47283 bytes) willifos0509.jpg (79906 bytes)
Bow detail Forward rigging  A cold grey day !


Further photos of Will taken at St Katharine Dock in February 07

willfwdwinchstkats.jpg (52489 bytes) willmastheelstkats.jpg (41125 bytes) willshroudfitstkats.jpg (50522 bytes)
 Forward winch   
  Mast heel fittings
  
  Shroud fittings
willmastcasestkats.jpg (70508 bytes) willmidwinchstkats.jpg (87472 bytes) willmidotherwinchstkats.jpg (81398 bytes)
  Mast case   Midship winch
  Midship winch

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Various transom details Maldon and Snape,  May 2003

ladyjeantransom.jpg (78631 bytes)
SB "Lady Jean" 
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SB "Thalatta"
thalatta4.jpg (99797 bytes)
SB "Thalatta" 
thalatta3.jpg (208662 bytes)
SB "Thalatta"
xylonitetransom.jpg (57916 bytes)
SB "Xylonite"
cygnettransom.jpg (66842 bytes)
SB "Cygnet" Snape.

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Bows and Rudders  Maldon 2003

bows1.jpg (77399 bytes) rudderladyj.jpg (69067 bytes) ruddersthalatta.jpg (81082 bytes)
Bows SB "LadyJean" SB "Thalatta"
bows3thalatta.jpg (217792 bytes) ruddersthalat.jpg (214893 bytes) bows2.JPG (99206 bytes)
SB"Thalatta" SB"Thalatta" More bows

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Also at Maldon 2003

glenway4.jpg (208293 bytes) glenwaytransom.jpg (64866 bytes) smeedtransom.jpg (63425 bytes)
SB "Glenway  resoration showing planking at bow SB "Glenway" restoration, transom details SB "George Smeed",  restoration


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Please feel free to download what you need.  We are happy for suitably captioned shots to be used free of charge in club magazines and newsletters.  All photos Charles Smith unless otherwise captioned. If you would like to add to the collection we shall be pleased to hear from you.  If you need a photograph to use in a publication or web site drop us a line at  tradboat@btinternet.com 


Charles Smith Publications  13/02/09