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Once again: the shipwrights of Vergennes were the key to a critical battle of 1814

British and American ships fire on each other in this depiction by painter Ernest Haas of the Battle of Plattsburgh, which took place on September 11, 1814. Courtesy of Ernest Haas Before the turn of the 21st century, 9/11 was a day to celebrate, not commemorate. It was the date of a great American victory […]

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Helford The Shipwrights Arms pub closed “until further notice” after fire

A West Cornish pub has had to close until further notice after an electrical fire in the early hours of the morning. The Shipwrights Arms, Helford, posted an update on their social media that they would shut down “until further notice”, while they investigate the blaze. The pub owners said: “Unfortunately we have to close […]

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Carpenters Co-op celebrates 40 years in Port Townsend | Work at the water’s edge

Over the past four decades, the Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-Op has plugged, sanded, sawed, overturned, shielded, welded and generally worked to ensure that its clientele who place their ships in the capable hands of their artisans can be assured. that they will be well cared for. Co-op president David “Griz” Griswold started with PT Shipwrights […]

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Pub in Cornwall for sale Shipwrights Arms, Helford has new owners

One of Cornwall’s most popular waterfront pubs sold after being put on the market with a price tag of almost £ 1.4million. The 18th century Shipwrights Arms at Helford went on sale last August, with agents Charles Darrow saying there had been a “high level of interest”. The two-story thatched, Grade II-listed freestanding house dates […]

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Port Townsend Shipbuilders Co-op, Port Land Exchange

PORT TOWNSEND – Arren Day inspected the gravel behind the Port Townsend Carpentry Co-op and reported several 75-ton boats awaiting construction or repair. The space, adjacent to the current building at 919 Haines Place, will soon accommodate 300-ton vessels in locations previously held by the Port of Port Townsend. Jordan Bard, left, and Greg Friedrichs […]

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Taree Steber International boatbuilder hires three apprentice carpenters | Manning River Hours

news, local news, international steber, apprentice, shipwright, taree Three apprentice carpenters joined the Steber International team this week as the boatbuilder continues to ramp up its workforce to keep pace with a busy production schedule. Over the past two years, Steber has employed a total of eight apprentices, as well as six qualified employees to […]

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Sail with Port Townsend Shipwrights’ Regatta on February 25

Chief of Staff [email protected] Shipwrights are typically overcrowded with work during the winter months, which is why the Port Townsend Ship Carpenters Regatta was created to provide a late-winter recreational outlet open to all types of sailboats. The 26th Port Townsend Carpenters Regatta opens the 2017 sailing season at noon on Saturday February 25. The […]

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Shipbuilders Give Port Townsend Port Commentary on Tariffs and Fees

By Robin Dudley from the chef Representatives from Jefferson County’s largest shipping company have expressed serious concerns to Port Townsend harbor commissioners over certain user fees. Martin Mills and Tim Lee of the Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op questioned the commissioners at a meeting on February 10 about the 3 percent surcharge for heavy haulage. When […]

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Steinbeck ship to be refloated by new owner and Northwest Shipbuilders

A new owner gives new hope to a dilapidated, unseaworthy fishing boat with remarkable literary pedigree. Shipwrights from the Northwest will be hired to restore the Western Flyer, a ship made famous by author John Steinbeck. In 1940, Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Ricketts – who later inspired Doc’s character in “Cannery Row” – chartered […]