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Arthur C. Robb Collection


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Biography of Robb, Arthur C. (Arthur Cecil), 1908-1969

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Repository:Ships Plans Division, Mystic Seaport
Creator:Arthur C. Robb
Title:Arthur C. Robb Collection
Dates:1901-1964
Extent:986 drawings, representing 110 designs
Abstract:plans for yachts, including one-design classes such as the LION and RADIANT, are included, as well as commercial and government work. He had also saved drawings from other designers dating as early as 1901.
Identification:Coll. 31

Biography of Robb, Arthur C. (Arthur Cecil), 1908-1969

Arthur Cecil (Arthur C.) Robb (1908-1969) was a British yacht designer work in London, England, after World War II. Born in New Zealand, by 1930 he was employed at yard manager at the boat building firm of Morris & Lorimers, Argyll, Scotland. During World War II he was a Reserve Officer in the British Royal Navy attaining the rank of lieutenant commander. It was at this time that he worked on the design of the airborne lifeboat.

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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.

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Radiant (Ketch)

Document Types:

Ship's plans

Occupations:

Naval architects -- England -- London
Yacht designers -- England -- London

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 31, 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.

 
Yacht designs; 1901-1964  
31.1Radiant Class 47'8" ketch yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.2Robb 35, 35' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; Builder, Cheoy Lee Shipyard; 1962  
31.3UOMIE, 44'6" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; 1952 (?)  
31.4Unidentified 40.9' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; 1962 (?)  
31.5Princess Class, 37' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; Builder, Cheoy Lee Shipyard; ca. 1955  
31.6Royal Corinthian Yacht Club Ocean Class, 44'3" sloop yacht; Designer, Malden Heckstall-Smith & Wm McC Meek & Co.; 1937 (?)  
31.7JENNY WREN, 22'6" motor yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.8Unidentified 105' motor yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.9MANUKAI, 50' yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; Builder, Cantiere Navale Beltrami; 1964  
31.10MILA II, 15.75 m sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.11MOKOIA, 37.10" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; 1948 (?)  
31.12Falmouth 32' Class sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; Builder, Falmouth Boat Const., Ltd.; ca. 1951  
31.13Unidentified 35'6" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.14Unidentified 53'9" yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; 1962  
31.15Lion Class, 35'3" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.16Unidentified 531 ketch yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.17Robb 42, 42' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.18Vanity Class, 27'9 3/4" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.19Unidentified 15.75m sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.20IORANI, 52'6" sloop yacht; Logan Bros.; 1901  
31.21Unidentified 43' yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.22Robb 38, 38' yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.23Daring One Design Class, 33' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; Builder, Halmatic Ltd.   
31.24NYACHILWA, 34' sloop yacht   
31.25Surf boat, 15'6"; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.26Unidentified 42' yacht   
31.27Unidentified 45' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S120   
31.28Unidentified 41' ketch motor sailer; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # PS 128   
31.29 GUILLIVER FIFTEEN, 15'6" sloop yacht; Designer, Capt. M. Wood   
31.30One Design 11'6" sailing dinghy   
31.31Sailing dinghies, 7'9" to 14'; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.32Unidentified 74' motor yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.33Unidentified, 5 basic gen. purpose motor boats, 24' to 30' in length; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.34British 30' pilot& harbor service launch; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.35British motor launch, 28'; Designer, Arthur C. Robb    
31.36Unidentified 30'9" motorboat; Designer, Arthur C. Robb    
31.37Fishing & Ocean survey boat, 36'; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.38British motor launch, 40'; Designer, Arthur C. Robb    
31.39British 40' gen. service motor launch; Designer, Capt. M. Wood   
31.40British 40' passenger launch; Designer, Arthur C. Robb    
31.41British motor launch; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.42Unidentified 63' motor boat; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.43British River Vessel, 75'; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.44British 24' open launch; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.45NORSAGA, sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb(?)   
31.46Unidentified 23'1" cutter yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # 11   
31.47Unidentified 33' sloop motor sailer; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # 12   
31.48Unidentified 38'3" yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # 15   
31.49Unidentified 21'8" motor cruiser; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P26   
31.50Unidentified 49' cutter yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.51Unidentified 16'3" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S27   
31.52Unidentified 25' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S39   
31.53Robb Jollyboat, 19' & 20' rowing & sailing boats; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Designs # 42 & 46   
31.54Unidentified 31' Deep-sea fish motor boat; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P48   
31.55Unidentified 23' cutter yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S52   
31.56Unidentified 44'6" cutter yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S60   
31.57Unidentified 30'3" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design #S63   
31.58Unidentified 32' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design #P/S64   
31.59Unidentified 45' ketch motor sailer; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P/S 65   
31.60Unidentified 24' motor yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P66   
31.61Unidentified 32'3" motor yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P67   
31.62Unidentified 45'7" ketch motor sailer; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design# P/S 68   
31.63Unidentified 24' motor boat; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P69   
31.64FANTASIA, 72' motor yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P72   
31.65Pilot boat, 40'; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P76   
31.66Unidentified. 24'6" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.67Lighter, 64'2"; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # PC/88   
31.68PRINCEZA, 39'5" yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S90   
31.69RODI'S ISLAND II, 87'2" motor yacht & tender; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Designs # P91/B & P91/C   
31.70Unidentified 40' yawl motor sailer; Designer, Arthur C. Robb , Design# PS02   
31.71KAHURANGI, 62' cutter yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S94   
31.72British Pilot Boat, 30'; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design# PC 95   
31.73Unidentified motor yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P96   
31.74DELPHIN, 35.6' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design# S97   
31.75Unidentified 29'9" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S100   
31.76Unidentified 82'6" ketch motor sailer; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # PRE/101/MS   
31.77STOWAWAY, 40' motorsailer, ketch rig; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # PS/102   
31.78VISION, 33.23' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S104   
31.79Unidentified 41' sloop motor sailer; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # PS/106   
31.80ROB ROY, 55.42' yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; Design # S106   
31.81Unidentified 81'2" schooner yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # E111   
31.82MEDINA, 33.54' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design# S118   
31.83RAMROD, 36' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S122   
31.84WISH STREAM ex. STARSTREAM ex STARSTREAM OF SUFFOLD, ex WISH STREAM, 42' 7" yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S124   
31.85Unidentified 30' yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S125   
31.86Seaview Mermaid, 25'7" yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb; Builder, W. Souter, Design # S126   
31.87SYBIL KATHLEEN, 58'6" yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S127A   
31.88DEMI-SAVAGE, 16.1m motor yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # P133   
31.89Crown Class, 33' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S98, S103, S130   
31.90Unidentified 73'9" yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S134   
31.91RAMPAGE, 44.15' yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S142   
31.92BLUEBIRD OF THORNE, 50' ketch yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S144   
31.93Unidentified 43.72' yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S146   
31.94Royal Windemere Yacht Club, 17' sloop; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S147   
31.95Vanity Class, 19' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S 156   
31.96 Unidentified 27' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S158   
31.97Unidentified 28' sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb, Design # S159   
31.98Unidentified 112' comm. steam   
31.99STORMDRIFT II, ketch yacht   
31.100ST. KILDA, 33' yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur Gardner (?)   
31.101Treanddur Bay Sailing Club 1-Design Class, 20'1" sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb (?), Design # S27   
31.102Unidentified 22' to 60' motor boats; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.103Unidentified 108' motor yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.104Unidentified sloop motor sailers, 27' 8"; 29' 6"; 44'; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.105Unidentified 43'11" motor fisherman; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.106Unidentified 47' ketch yahct; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.107Unidentified 69'6" yawl yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.108Unidentified 81'2" schooner yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.109Unidentified 21m sloop yacht; Designer, Arthur C. Robb   
31.110Collection of Miscellaneous fittings for yachts--7 sheets   

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