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Introduction

These technical documents consist mainly of shipyard plans and diagrams.

The plans take the form of blue prints, tracings and linen drawings. They include rare plans of early paddle steamers to ships sailing today.

A linen plan measuring 114×73.7 cm showing the arrangement of the profile and promenade deck, as fitted, of PS Freshwater. Ship No. 1645, Scale ¼” = 1′.

Author: J S WhiteSource: The Heritage Steamboat TrustAccession number: 2020.1.03

A blue print measuring 150×72.2 cm showing the arrangement of the engines of PS Freshwater. Ship No. 1645, drawing No. 15082. Scale 1″ = 1′.

Author: J S WhiteSource: The Heritage Steamboat TrustAccession number: 2020.1.10

A blue print measuring 94×63.3 cm showing PS Princess Royal’s paddle wheels. Scale 1″ = 1′.

Author: J S WhiteSource: The Heritage Steamboat TrustAccession number: 2020.1.22

A linen plan measuring 142.2×78.7 cm showing the general arrangement of PS Princess Royal. Ship No. 430, drawing No. 784A. Scale ¼” = 1′. Built at Thornycroft & Co. Ltd. Woolston Works, Southampton.

Author: J S WhiteSource: The Heritage Steamboat TrustAccession number: 2020.1.23

A blue print measuring 142.2×109 cm showing the general arrangement of PS Bournemouth Queen. Ship No. 209.

Author: J S WhiteSource: The Heritage Steamboat TrustAccession number: 2020.1.26

A linen plan measuring 73.7×55.8 cm showing the paddle wheel details of PS Glen Avon. Engine No. 35. Sheet No 1, tracing No. 976.

Author: J S WhiteSource: The Heritage Steamboat TrustAccession number: 2020.1.46

A linen plan measuring 150×76.2 cm showing the engine arrangement of PS Fair Maid.

Author: J S WhiteSource: The Heritage Steamboat TrustAccession number: 2020.1.58