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  • Represents a small portion of our archive of more than 100,000 historic ships plans
  • Includes plans for many vessels owned by Mystic Seaport
  • Also includes many small craft plans suitable for home boat building
  • Measurements given to the nearest foot
  • See also the book 87 Boat Designs by Benjamin A.G. Fuller
  • Plans cost $40.00 per sheet (10% discount for Members) and can be ordered via the Plans Order Form


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    [no name]
    Rushton "Vaux Junior" canoe (11')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 26

    [no name]
    Rob Roy (12')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 58.1286

    [no name]
    Sailing canoe (14') Wiser
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. MISC. 20

    [no name]
    Three-plank (14')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 59.1426

    [no name]
    J. R. Robertson canoe (15')
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 39

    [no name]
    Rushton Arkansas Traveler model canoe (17')
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 32
    Adirondack Museum collection #60.44

    [no name]
    Palmer Bros. flat bottom skiff (10')
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 96.82

    [no name]
    Asa Thomson skiff (11')
    Thomson, Asa (designer)
    Thomson, Asa (builder)
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 76.148

    [no name]
    Noank sharpie skiff (12')
    2 sheets: lines, construction, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. MISC. 8

    [no name]
    Noank sharpie (12')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 42

    [no name]
    Noank sharpie (12')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 43

    [no name]
    Sharpie skiff (13')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 38
    Add $5.00 ($4.00) for 20 page instruction booklet

    [no name]
    Chamberlain skiff (13')
    Chamberlain, William (designer)
    MSM (Costelloe) (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 71.238

    [no name]
    Amesbury skiff (13')
    Lancaster, W.H. (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 89.94.1

    [no name]
    Marblehead skiff (14')
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. MISC. 18

    [no name]
    Amesbury skiff (14')
    Lowell Shop (designer)
    Lowell Shop (builder)
    1 sheet: lines, construction, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 57.290

    [no name]
    Decked dory skiff by Chaisson (14')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. MISC. 27

    [no name]
    Piscataqua River wherry (16')
    Cole, Samuel (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 73.236

    [no name]
    Swampscott dory (17')
    Gardner, John (designer)
    MSM (Thomas) (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 74.1025

    [no name]
    Mass. Humane Society (17')
    1 sheet: lines, construction,
    order no. 63.1517

    [no name]
    Gibben Dupre Creole skiff (18')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, details
    order no. MISC. 41

    [no name]
    Light dory (gunning) (18')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 3

    [no name]
    Banks, Lunenburg (20')
    Allen, W. Lawrence (builder)
    1 sheet: construction,
    order no. 70.686

    [no name]
    McGee Island Chaisson dory (21')
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. MISC. 28

    [no name]
    New Haven sharpie (35')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. 47.597

    [no name]
    Herreshoff Yacht tender (11')
    Herreshoff, N.G. (designer)
    Herreshoff Mfg. Co. (builder)
    4 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 74.930

    [no name]
    Rowboat, gig from DAUNTLESS (16')
    1 sheet: lines, construction,
    order no. 38.570

    [no name]
    Whitehall sailing type, cat-rigged (11')
    4 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. 73.22

    [no name]
    Whitehall (13') Livery model (Van Etten)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 73.728

    [no name]
    Whitehall (13') Boston
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 69.584

    [no name]
    Whitehall (14') (Partelow)
    Partelow, H. V. (designer)
    Partelow, H. V. (builder)
    5 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, stem and stern details, planking diagram
    order no. 73.39

    [no name]
    Wardwell built pulling boat (14')
    Wardwell, I. Franklin (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 49.323

    [no name]
    Whitehall, Seaport built (15')
    Rice Brothers (designer)
    MSM (Thomas) (builder)
    4 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, stem and stern details
    order no. 74.94

    [no name]
    Whitehall (15') (Sheldon)
    Sheldon, O. & Co. (designer)
    Sheldon, O. & Co. (builder)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 80.5

    [no name]
    Lake boat (15')
    Lenox (designer)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 73.235

    [no name]
    Whitehall (16') (Paddlefast)
    2 sheets: lines, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 1

    [no name]
    Whitehall (17') (Bailey)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 54.211

    [no name]
    Whitehall (20') (Sullivan)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, construction details
    order no. 75.435 (Model)

    [no name]
    North Haven Peapod (14')
    Whitmore, Alton (designer)
    Whitmore, Alton (builder)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 85.135

    [no name]
    Peapod, Cape Split (16')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 67.302

    [no name]
    Peapod, Maine (16')
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 59.1472

    [no name]
    Hoop or Hook boat (16')
    Peckham, Steve (designer)
    Peckham, Steve (builder)
    1 sheet: lines, construction,
    order no. 67.201

    [no name]
    Race Point surfboat (25')
    U S. Coast Guard (designer)
    U.S. Coast Guard (builder)
    1 sheet: lines, construction,
    order no. 47.1982

    [no name]
    Gig, (20') (Lawley)
    2 sheets: lines, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 4

    [no name]
    Pulling gig from NOMA (25')
    1 sheet: lines, construction,
    order no. 59.967

    [no name]
    Sheldon skiff (15')
    Sheldon, O. & Co. (designer)
    Sheldon, O. & Co. (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, offsets,
    order no. 75.177

    [no name]
    Wilcox Pulling boat (16')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 73.25

    [no name]
    Pulling boat (17')
    St. Lawrence Skiff Co. (designer)
    St. Lawrence Skiff Co. (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 76.78

    [no name]
    St. Lawrence River skiff (18')
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 6

    [no name]
    Conn. River duckboat (12')
    1 sheet: lines, construction,
    order no. 59.208

    [no name]
    Barnegat Bay sneakbox (12')
    Perrine, Samuel or Howard (designer)
    Perrine, Samuel or Howard (builder)
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 61.915

    [no name]
    Adirondack guideboat (Blanchard) (13')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 17

    [no name]
    Adirondack Guideboat by Warren Cole (16')
    4 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, construction details, oars, oarlocks
    order no. MISC. 30
    Adirondack Museum collection #57.l92.2)

    [no name]
    Adirondack Guideboat by B. & I. Parsons (13')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, construction profile, oars, oarlocks
    order no. MISC. 33
    Adirondack Museum collection #64.l70)

    [no name]
    Seaford skiff (Ketcham-built) (14')
    Gritman, Samuel (designer)
    Ketcham, Paul (builder)
    4 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. 72.264

    [no name]
    Seaford skiff (Charles Verity built)(14')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 44

    [no name]
    Melonseed skiff (14')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. MISC. 5

    [no name]
    Rushton rowboat (14')
    Rushton, J. Henry (designer)
    Rushton, J. Henry (builder)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, hardware and details
    order no. 60.261

    [no name]
    Delaware ducker (15') (rowing model)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 69.98

    [no name]
    Delaware ducker (15') (sailing model-York ducker)
    5 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail, accessories, tent & awning detail
    order no. 69.821

    [no name]
    Duckboat, scull float (15')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 61.559

    [no name]
    Rangeley Lake boat (15')
    Barrett, C. W. (designer)
    Barrett, C. W. (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 74.1007

    [no name]
    Great South Bay catboat (21')
    Smith, Gil (designer)
    Smith, Gil (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. 60.4

    [no name]
    Newport shore boat (11')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 54.1482

    [no name]
    Dion tender (12')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 34

    [no name]
    Woods Hole, spritsail boat (13'), by Swift
    Swift, E.E. (designer)
    Swift, E.E. (builder)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. 68.2

    [no name]
    Peapod, Seaport built (14')
    Gardner, John (designer)
    MSM (Costelloe) (builder)
    1 sheet: lines, offsets, (recommended for amateurs)
    order no. 71.237

    [no name]
    Eight ft. R.D. Culler spruce oar (drawing and text)
    1 sheet:
    order no. MISC. 11

    [no name]
    Seven ft. 9 in. spruce oar (drawing)
    1 sheet:
    order no. MISC. 12

    [no name]
    Seven ft. l0 in. spoon oar (drawing)
    1 sheet:
    order no. MISC. 13

    [no name]
    Possible sail rigs for Whitehall boats
    1 sheet:
    order no. MISC. 22

    [no name]
    Conn. River shad boat (16')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. 59.808

    [no name]
    Danish lifeboat (21')
    MSM (Ansel) (builder)
    1 sheet: lines, offsets,
    order no. 80.149

    [no name]
    Hudson River shad boat (18')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. MISC. 9

    [no name]
    Kingston lobster boat, strip-built (19')
    Bates, William (designer)
    Bates, William (builder)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, sail,
    order no. 56.1544

    [no name]
    Seabright skiff (20')
    1 sheet: lines, construction,
    order no. 63.248

    [no name]
    Noman's Land boat (20')
    Cleveland, Josiah (designer)
    Cleveland, Josiah (builder)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. 52.1115

    [no name]
    Bindal's boat (Norwegian) (17')
    Dahl, Johan (builder)
    2 sheets: lines, construction,
    order no. 50.1103

    [no name]
    MORGAN whaleboat (28') sloop-rig
    Beetle, James or Charles (designer)
    Beetle, Charles (builder)
    3 sheets: lines, construction, sail,
    order no. 68.60

    [no name]
    Beetle whaleboat (28') sloop-rig
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. MISC. 21
    Seaport whaleboat replica #4, 74.l027, built to these lines

    [no name]
    Eskimo kayak (15')
    1 sheet: lines, construction,
    order no. 65.903

    [no name]
    Dugout, Oyster (27')
    Smith, John (builder)
    1 sheet: lines, construction, offsets,
    order no. 46.643

    [no name]
    Dugout, oyster (31')
    1 sheet: lines, construction, outboard profile and arrangement
    order no. 46.644

    [no name]
    Double-ended lapstrake boat (14')
    3 sheets: lines, offsets, sail,
    order no. 75.22

    [no name]
    A. R. True dory skiff (14')
    3 sheets: lines, construction, offsets, sail,
    order no. 96.81.1

    [no name]
    Cuttyhunk surfboat (25')
    1 sheet: lines, construction,
    order no. 41.65



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