News – 20140126

We have just submitted the third part of our discussion of Robinson’s Transports for publication in the forthcoming issue of The Heritage Gazette of the Trent Valley.  An overview of the series:

Part I – Identification of Robinson’s Transports in Lloyd’s Register c. 1825.

Part II – Origins and service in the merchant fleet.

Part III – Principle dimensions and hull construction.

Part IV – Rigging, sail plans and equipment.