Story: Shipbuilding

Building a scow

Builders caulk the planks of a scow to make them waterproof. The Ted Ashby was built to traditional designs by the National Maritime Museum in Auckland, and launched in 1993.

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Gaffrig Productions
Reference: Ted Ashby: big rig of the Gulf [videorecording]. Auckland: Gaffrig Productions, 2003

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Gavin McLean, 'Shipbuilding - The wooden era', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Gavin McLean, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jul 2015