Nautical Archaeology on the Foreshore: Hulk Recording on the Medway

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Report of the recording of a group of vernacular vessels of the 19th and early 20th centuries including Thames sailing barges, lighters and mine-sweepers, abandoned in Whitehall Creek on the River Medway and faced with destruction by work on the new Medway tunnel. As well as offering new insights into the vessels and their construction, this book details the recording system devised during the project: absence of an existing framework necessitated the creation of standards for recording hulks. This is set out in ...
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Overview

Report of the recording of a group of vernacular vessels of the 19th and early 20th centuries including Thames sailing barges, lighters and mine-sweepers, abandoned in Whitehall Creek on the River Medway and faced with destruction by work on the new Medway tunnel. As well as offering new insights into the vessels and their construction, this book details the recording system devised during the project: absence of an existing framework necessitated the creation of standards for recording hulks. This is set out in this volume and will be an invaluable tool for archaeologists working in this area in the future.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781873592328
  • Publisher: English Heritage
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Pages: 88

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