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Historic Ships Design, Restoration & Maintenance

24 May 1996, Bristol

List of papers presented at the conference. 

The Repair and Refurbishment of Paddle Steamer Wingfield Castle
J Evans, Transmarine Ltd, Hartlepool Borough Council

A Collection of National Importance
B J Russell, Friends of the Hovercraft Museum

Experimental Ship Archaeology
J Coates, Royal Corps of Naval Constructors (retired)

The Wrought Iron of the SS Great Britain, an Overview of Properties in Design and Renovation
J E Morgan, Bristol University

Towards a National Policy on Historic Ships: Research Projects Sponsored by the National Historic Ships Committee
C G Allen, National Historic Ships Committee
R G W Prescott, University of St Andrews

The Reconstruction of Russian Maritime History: The Building of a Replica of Peter The Great’s Frigate Shtandart
V V Martous, Maritime Training Centre St Petersburg
G Palmer, Historian

Technical Documentation Work as Part of S/V Sigyns Restoration Work in Turku
K Montin, The Maritime Museum Turku
J Lehtonen, ILS Ltd Consulting Naval Architects

Renovation of the Floating White House
J W Waterhouse, Elliott Bay Design Group

Matthew and Naval Architecture
C Mudie

The Rebuilding of the Severn Trow Spry
C S Johnson and A Williams, Upper Severn Navigation Trust Ltd

Modern Solutions for the Restoration & Preservation of Classic Ships into the 21st Century
G Dijkstra and M Carr, Pendennis Shipyard

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