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Mersey flats and flatmen

M. K. Stammers

Mersey flats and flatmen

by M. K. Stammers

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Published by Terence Dalton in Lavenham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boats and boating -- England -- Merseyside -- History.,
  • Merchant ships -- England -- Merseyside -- History.,
  • Merchant mariners -- England -- Merseyside -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Stammers.
    ContributionsNational Museums and Galleries on Merseyside.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22618086M
    ISBN 100861380991

    Le «Mersey flat» était un navire de charge vernaculaire d'un type particulier du nord-ouest de l'Angleterre et du nord du pays de Galles. Il était couramment utilisé sur les voies navigables intérieures et comme caboteur aux XVIIIe et XIXe s. L'historiographie du «flat» est limitée. Selon certains auteurs, il aurait été développé au début du xvuf s; d'autres penchent pour une.   Sternpost / Mermerus L class, 34, 35*, 36/; Top 44*/ Mero Silverette, restoration, TTs 7/; 66/ Meroe of Kent ketch, TTs 14/ Merope cutter, .

    Mersey Flats and Flatmen. Add to cart. Stammers, M: UK, hardcover with dustjacket pages, with photos, History, use and anatomy of this type of ship. Gillmer, Thomas C.: London, hardcover without dustjacket pages. About traditional boats in this book with photo, plan, history and use. ISBN In very good.   Mersey Estuary book reviews Mersey Estuary books and other information I hope that you find it useful and please let me know if you have suggestions for other items to include or find web links that are out of date.

    Mersey Flats and Flatmen by Michael Stammers, ISBN: 0 1, pages, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd, in , Informative work illustrated by photogrphs and drawings.. Order now from. Related photographs of River Mersey. River Mersey: Liverpool, Salisbury Dock Convoy for Mersey Crossing - Gladstone Lock. Mike’s books had become equally as intrinsic to my George research as Mike Stammers’ ‘Mersey Flats and Flatmen’ had been to uncovering Mossdale’s heritage. Naturally, I was delighted to receive an email confirming a date to visit.


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Mersey Flats and Flatmen Hardcover – January 1, by Michael Stammers (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $Cited by: 3.

out of 5 stars Mersey Flats and Flatmen by Michael Stammers. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 April Having discovered that one branch of my family were Canal Boatmen on the Leeds and Liverpool, Bridgewater and Rochdale Canals, this book has been of invaluable help in learning about their way of life, and the Canal Flats which were 5/5(4).

A Mersey flat is a type of doubled-ended barge with rounded bilges, carvel build and fully decked. Traditionally, the hull was built of oak and the deck was pitch had a single mast, with a fore-and-aft rig, while some had an Mersey flats and flatmen book mizzen e having a flat bottom and curved sides, they were quite stable.

They were common from the s to s. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Mersey Flats and Flatmen at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Mersey Flats and Flatmen by Michael Stammers Mersey & Weaver Flats by Edward Paget-Tomlinson Schooner Port by Bert Starkey Sea Breezes for Decemberarticle entitled Mainly About Flats by Frank Ogle And my own book: Shipyards of the Upper Mersey by Robert Ratcliffe.

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space. Please reload. I'm. Mersey Flats were originally carvel built round-bilged round-sterned sailing barges, with a single mast rigged fore and aft with a gaff mainsail and large jib to the stem head.

Masts could be lowered or lifted out for upriver work. A few bigger ones, the ’Jigger Flats’, were fitted with a. By there were flats operating on the River Weaver alone and they continued to increase until aboutdespite competition from the railways.

In the 20th century there was a big decline – by there only 50 flats still at work. Today, only two Mersey flats remain – Oakdale and Mossdale. The above image from the collections of the Mersey Docks and Harbours Board, National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, shows a typical Mersey Flat of the early part of the 20th century.

Although later in date, the above vessel would have been very similar to the JOSEPH, which went ashore at Deganwy during the Royal Charter Gale on Mersey and Weaver flats: the sailing, river and canal flats of north-west England by E.

Paget-Tomlinson Published by Robert Wilson ISBN: Mersey Flats and Flatmen by Michael Stammers Published by Terence Dalton Ltd and National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside ISBN Cheshire Shipyards by Anthony J Barrat ISBN 1.

The Book follows his previous one [ now out of print], 'Barnton a Portrait of Times Past', which was mainly, a collection of Old Photo's which had lots of Flats, Barges, etc, and some Flatmen. His latest is more Historical [ lovely production], but also has lots of River/ Canal references and Photo's.

Sources. Tomlinson, E P, Britain's Canal and Rivercraft Brouwer, Norman J, International Register of Historic Ships, Anthony Nelson, pp, Edition 2, Paget-Tomlinson, E, Mersey and Weaver Flats Stammers, Mike, Mersey Flats and Flatmen Sullivan, Dick, Old Ships, Boats and Maritime Museums, Coracle Books, Ransom, P J G, The Archaeology of Canals.

Oakdale is a Mersey Flat. She was built by Abel's as a Mersey Flat. She was registered in Liverpool as a Mersey Flat. She is even the cover picture on Mike Stammers' book on Mersey Flats and Flatmen. IIRC, five sets of frames were made in the s.

Two sets were used before the war for Fred Abel and Heathdale. Mersey Flats and Flatmen. Bestel. Stammers, M: UK, hardcover with dustjacket pages, with photos, History, use and anatomy of this type of ship. With index. Carr, F: / Terdeo Books USA, hardcover with dustjacket and pages, with many photos and information of the large sailingships.

In good condition. Fregatten Jylland. Stammers, Michael - Mersey Flats and Flatmen - Terence Dalton Leeds and Liverpool Canal boats: Clarke, Mike - The Leeds and Liverpool Canal - Carnegie Press Tom-Puddings and Yorkshire barges: Clarke, Mike - The Aire and Calder Navigation - Tempus [Images of England]   Review of British Warship Losses in the Age of Sail, by D.

Hepper; 'De Zeehond'een Groninger Tjalk Gebouwd inVergaan inby R. Oosting and K. Vlierman; Archaeologia Subacquea, Studi, Ricerche e Documenti, 1, by P. Gianfrotta and P. Pelagatti; I Vikingernes Kolvand, by S.

Vadstrup; Medieval Boat and Ship Timbers from Dublin, by S. McGail; Tall Ships, Two Rivers, by A. The hardback book, with attractive dustcover is available now at only for only £ plus p&p.

Buy Mersey Flats and Flatmen - Michael Stammers from Photo courtesy of The Waterways Archive: Photographer Bill Leatherwood. Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online.

Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu’s. With Mossdale being a rare surviving Mersey flat, it seemed logical to begin with a visit to the Merseyside Maritime Museum archive. Mike Stammers, author of Mersey Flats and Flatmen, (AKA my ‘Companion to Mossdale’) was the first head of the Museum.

The excavation of Three Mersey Flats at Broad Oak Basin, Parr, Merseyside, Article in International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 26(3) - February with 6 Reads. Some of my family were haulers on the Ouse. (Either led the horses hauling barges or owned the boats).

One of my ancestors, Isaac Moses, had a half share in a vessel called 'Ebiezer', which he mentioned in his will in. Built in by Richard Abel & Sons of Runcorn, OAKDALE is a Mersey Flat of composite construction with a Lister HA3 diesel engine.

She spent her working life on the Rivers Mersey and Weaver and was used as a grain barge. She is one of only two Flats surviving and is the only remaining composite construction Mersey Flat.British Warship Losses in the Age of Sail –, DAVID J.

HEPPER ‘De Zeehond’, een Groninger Tjalk Gebouwd inVergaan in (in Dutch with. Wood’s latest book is a retrospective of his celebrated work taken in Liverpool and the Wirral between and This image was taken while waiting for the Mersey ferry.