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Barque Polly Woodside (Rona)

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Published by Lothian Pub. in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polly Woodside (Ship),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVin Darroch
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 141 pages, 40 pages of plates ;
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26329376M
    ISBN 100850911656
    ISBN 109780850911657
    OCLC/WorldCa27576101

    Polly Woodside was reopened to the public on 23 December A fund raising project in to repair the gates and make them serviceable was unsuccessful. However, rainfall differs. Second Edition. James Craig and Polly Woodside are good examples of barques three masts is assumed - the number is usually only specified for the four and five masted vessels.

    The history of the iron barque sailing ship Polly Woodside also known as the Rona. Woodside and Co. It was then sold to the Adelaide Steamship Co. While I was doing this book I compiled the years and places of manufacture of the iron and steel four-masted barques from Lars Bruzelius' Catalogue of Four-Masted Ships and Barques. This exposes a considerable area to windage.

    This also shortened the length of the dock to about ft m. The boilers and self priming, steam pumps are also still in existence. Captain Doug Strath, an ex sailing ship mariner 4 masted barque Elginshire told me how he was involved in her return to Melbourne at the end of the war. Triposo works offline so you can wander freely. Polly Woodside captained by Gilbert Yeates, operated as a cargo vessel carrying coal, nitrate, and wheat between British ports and the ports of South America, such as Montevideo, Valparaiso and Buenos Aires.


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However, some slight stress fractures to the hull plating could still be seen when the ship was dry-docked in Retrieved 30 March — via National Library of Australia. An estimated 60, hours of painstaking voluntary labour saw the ship refurbished close to its original state. Captain Doug Strath, an ex sailing ship mariner 4 masted barque Elginshire told me how he was involved in her return to Melbourne at the end of the war.

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In March the schooner W. While I was doing this book I compiled the years and places of manufacture of the iron and steel four-masted barques from Lars Bruzelius' Catalogue of Four-Masted Ships and Barques. In the World Ship Trust awarded their seventh maritime heritage award to Polly Woodside, for "supreme achievement in the preservation of maritime heritage" — a first for a restored merchant ship.

Polly Woodside's chief rigger for 27 years of restoration was Tor Lindqvist, a former able seaman and sailmaker on LawhillPassat and Viking. Lowden Publishing, Kilmore, Australia. From her launching in Belfast in through continual service to Only a small percentage of the ship's working life was meant to be spent moored.

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A long campaign led to the National Trust of Australia purchasing her from Howard Smith Industries for one cent in Now landlocked by a nearby roadbridge, she cannot take to sea like the restored barque James Craigof Sydney. Previous owners name to the top right-hand corner of the half title page.

However, as the dock lies at an orientation of degrees towards the direction of flow and the ship is located feet 37m within the dock, it can be said that the current exerts no direct force on the ship and subsequently on the moorings. Between this time and May the water within the Duke and Orr's Dry Dock was pumped out and a gated dam wall built at the entrance.

The problem is worst in a westerly wind and after a heavy rainfall following a dry period when rubbish is washed from city streets and finds its way into the dock.

The original dimensions of the dock were length: ft mbreadth: 71 ft 22mdepth at sill at low water 20 ft 6. The gates remain today, in the open position, recessed at the end of the dock.

The bottom of the dry dock was excavated and permanent keel supports built into the concrete base for Polly Woodside to sit upon, allowing the ship to be periodically dry docked for repairs. The length is now feet 95m.

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It was floating in the old Duke's and Orrs' Dry Dock on the Yarra River in Melbourne, where it remains as a popular tourist attraction in In March the schooner W.

Captain Douglas Strath described her thus; "queen of this dumb ie lacking self propulsion but mighty workforce was Rona.

A long campaign led to the National Trust of Australia purchasing her from Howard Smith Industries for one cent in See table 1. Triposo works offline so you can wander freely.Polly Woodside is a Belfast-built, three-masted, iron-hulled barque, preserved in Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), and forming the central feature of the South Wharf precinct.

The ship was originally built in Belfast by William J.

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Woodside and was launched in Polly Woodside is typical of thousands of smaller iron barques built in the last days of sail, intended for deep water trade. Polly Woodside is a Belfast-built, three-masted, iron-hulled barque, preserved in Melbourne, Australia, and forming the central feature of the South Wharf precinct.

The ship was originally built in Belfast by William J. Woodside and was launched in Polly Woodside is typical of thousands of. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Lowden Publishing Co books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

Polly Woodside Melbourne Maritime Museum visitors can experience the sights, sounds and atmosphere of Australia's rich maritime heritage. Centred upon the restored tall ship, Polly Woodside, which is afloat in Melbourne's original 's dry dock, the museum is housed in historically listed wharf cargo sheds.

BARQUE Polly Woodside Polly Woodside was launched in Belfast, Northern Ireland on 7th. November from the yard of Workman - Clark & Co., for Mr.

William J. Woodside, a prominent Belfast shipowner. She was named after his wife Mrs. Marian (Polly) Woodside. The ship was designed as a general cargo carrier for the South American trades. sylvaindez.com: Barque Polly Woodside (Rona): Flat signed by the author on title page. Light shelf wear, no inscriptions, no annotations, top page edges a little dusty, otherwise a fine bright copy.