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Gildersleeve Shipbuilding Collection


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

History of Gildersleeve Shipbuilding

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Repository:Ships Plans Division, Mystic Seaport
Creator:Gildersleeve Shipbuilding
Title:Gildersleeve Shipbuilding Collection
Dates:1872-1931
Extent:80 sheets, representing 44 designs
Abstract:plans for commercial craft including barges, lighters and scows.
Identification:Coll.

History of Gildersleeve Shipbuilding

The Gildersleeve family operated a shipyard at Gildersleeve (now Portland), Connecticut, between 1821 and 1932. The yard was first know as Gildersleeve & Sons. It later changed to the Gildersleeve Shipbuilding Co. in 1908 and then the Gildersleeve Ship Construction Co. in 1917.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Ships Plans Division.

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Ships Plans Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is not included in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers who are interested in finding library material about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Gildersleeve family

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Gildersleeve Shipbuilding Company (Portland, Conn.)
S. Gildersleeve and Son (Portland, Conn.)

Subjects:

Shipyards

Document Types:

Ship's plans

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 27, Ships Plans Division, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 
Vessel designs; 1872-1931  
27.1Steamship 104; Designer, S. Gildersleeve & Sons; 1872  
27.2Unidentified bark   
27.3PALMETTO, 90' Naval steam tender;  1910  
27.4Light-Vessel No. 67, 112' Naval steam;  1895  
27.5Light-Vessel No. 82, 95'1" Naval steam;  1910  
27.6Unidentified 90' derrick lighter;  1924  
27.7Central R. R. Co. of N. J. open deck lighter, 85';  1908  
27.8Central R. R. Co. of N. J. 90' covered lighter;  1908  
27.9Standard 600 ton lighter;  1918  
27.10Unidentified 115'6" schooner yacht; Designer, Henry Gielow; 1908  
27.11Dry Dock, 150 x 70' x 6'6";    
27.12Dry Dock, 180';    
27.13Unidentified sand dredge;  1907  
27.14Unidentified 60' barge    
27.15Unidentified 220' barge   
27.16Unidentified 114' barge   
27.17Unidentified 110' barge   
27.18Unidentified 112' combination hoist and covered barge   
27.19Unidentified 128' brick barge   
27.20CACTUS, barge   
27.21Unidentified 150' barge   
27.22Unidentified 82' barge; 1907  
27.23Unidentified 175' barge   
27.24Unidentified 90' barge; Designer, Henry J. Gielow; 1927  
27.25Unidentified 128' scow; 1929  
27.26Unidentified 80' deck scow; Designer, Standish Engineering Corp.; 1927  
27.27Unidentified 90' deck scow   
27.28Unidentified 75' deck scow; 1917  
27.29Unidentified 169' deck scow   
27.30Unidentified 110' deck scow; 1903  
27.31Unidentified 114' deck scow; 1928  
27.32Unidentified 125' deck scow; 1928  
27.33Unidentified 110' deck scow; 1928  
27.34Unidentified deck scow, 3 sizes: 129'; 112'; 105'; 1911   
27.35Unidentified 122' dump scow; 1928  
27.36Unidentified 100' dump scow; 1931  
27.37Unidentified 1250 yards dumping scow; 1914  
27.38Unidentified 120' dumping scow   
27.39Unidentified 60' deck scow   
27.40Unidentified 160' dumping scow; 1928  
27.41Unidentified 101' dump scow; ca. 1912  
27.42Unidentified 111' dump scow; ca. 1912  
27.43Unidentified 75' deck scow; 1927  
27.44Unidentified 100' steel dump scow; 1927  

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