A range of technical papers can be downloaded from this page. These have been sourced from a variety of places - they may be unpublished works (e.g. a thesis or conference document), commissioned reports or published documents which are now no longer available through mainstream booksellers. This also includes guidance materials produced by National Historic Ships UK for the benefit of the sector. 

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National Historic Ships UK will be adding to this page as more useful material is located, so please check back to see if any new items of interest have been uploaded.  In making these documents available, National Historic Ships UK can accept no responsibility for errors and publication does not imply endorsement nor guarantee the standard of any work based on the information provided here.  

If there are any other items which you would like us to include on this page, please let us know by sending an email to: info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk.

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'The Archaeology of Ships of War' by White, C, October 1992

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'City of Adelaide Conservation Plan', February 2012 

'Conserving Historic Vessels' by Cunliffe, H, prepared for the RINA Conference, December 2012 

'Creating Access for All: Guidance for Historic Vessels' by Wallworth, V, 2018

         - 'Appendix 1: Case Study - Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust' 

         - 'Appendix 2: Case Study - Mary Rose Museum'

         - 'Appendix 3: Case Study - Sea Change Sailing Trust'

         - 'Appendix 4: Case Study - Scottish Fisheries Museum'

         - 'Appendix 5: Case Study - The Solent Steam Packet Ltd (ss Shieldhall)

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'The GalGael Trust & The Tall Ship - Anchor and Sail Study' October 2013

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'Introduction to Sail and Rigging Types' by Hendry, 2015     

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'Keeping History Afloat - Training Plan: Part 1', by National Historic Ships UK, October 2010 

'Keeping History Afloat - Training Plan: Part 2', by National Historic Ships UK, October 2010         

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'Lugger Handling Techniques' by Parr, T, November 2011   

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'A Manual of Maritime Curatorship' by Maritime Heritage Network 2017

         - 'A Manual of Maritime Curatorship: Introduction' by Maritime Heritage Network 2017

         - 'A Manual of Maritime Curatorship: Ships' by Maritime Heritage Network 2017

         - 'A Manual of Maritime Curatorship: Fittings' by Maritime Heritage Network 2017

         - 'A Manual of Maritime Curatorship: Nautical Skills' by Maritime Heritage Network 2017

         - 'A Manual of Maritime Curatorship: Shore Support' by Maritime Heritage Network 2017

         - 'A Manual of Maritime Curatorship: Maritime Culture' by Maritime Heritage Network 2017

         - 'A Manual of Maritime Curatorship: Practice' by Maritime Heritage Network 2017

         - 'A Manual of Maritime Curatorship: Glossary' by Maritime Heritage Network 2017

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'Pine Tar: History and Uses' by Kaye, T P   

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'Replicating Historic Vessels' by Heighton, M, prepared for the RINA Conference, December 2012

'Research on Marine Timber for the Heritage Lottery Fund' by ProForest, February 2009      

'Riveted Steel Construction' by Parr, M. R. C., May 2011

'RRS Discovery: The 2007 – 2009 Restoration and Conservation Project' by Captain Watson, J  OBE, June  2011     

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'Ship and Boat Preservation - A Place for Original Fabric' by Tanner, M 

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'Working Together: Effective Waterways Partnerships' by The Inland Waterways Advisory Council, March 2010

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