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Piscataqua gundalow

Richard Elliott Winslow

Piscataqua gundalow

work horse for a tidal basin empire

by Richard Elliott Winslow

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Published by Portsmouth Marine Society in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Piscataqua River (N.H. and Me.),
  • Piscataqua River Watershed (N.H. and Me.)
    • Subjects:
    • Adams, Edward Hamlin, 1860-1951.,
    • Captain Edward H. Adams (Boat),
    • Shipping -- Piscataqua River (N.H. and Me.) -- History.,
    • Gundalows -- Piscataqua River Watershed (N.H. and Me.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard E. Winslow III.
      SeriesPublication / Portsmouth Marine Society ;, 3, Publication (Portsmouth Marine Society) ;, 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE630.P57 W56 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination164 p. :
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3160657M
      LC Control Number83002378

      About the Book. The adventures of Strawbery Banke’s resident cat, J.D.—begun in the storybook, Good Morning, Strawbery Banke—continue as he travels down the beautiful Piscataqua River aboard the traditional gundalow Piscataqua.J.D. points out the fascinating sights on the shores in New Castle and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and in Kittery, Maine, . The Gundalow Company in Portsmouth celebrates this history, protecting the Piscataqua region’s maritime heritage and environment through education and action. A full-scale replica of the last commercially operated gundalow — the Capt. Edward H. Adams, built in — was constructed in Portsmouth in the s.

        The non-profit Gundalow Company has offered the Portsmouth Athenauem the option to charter a sail on the person capacity gundalow Piscataqua at a greatly reduced rate. The sail will provide views of Prescott Park, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, the sites of six forts dating back to the s, three lighthouses, the Wood Island Life Saving.   A model of the USS Philadelphia (), sunk in the Battle of Valcour Island. A gundalow (also known in period accounts as a "gondola") is a type of flat-bottom cargo vessel once common in Maine and New Hampshire rivers. They first appeared in the mids, reached maturity of design in the and s, and lingered into the early s before vanishing .

      The Piscataqua gundalow evolved to suit the unique 1,square miles that include the six rivers in New Hampshire and Maine. It was designed to work its way to the Little Bay and Great Bay and survive the rushing current that funnels through the .   Spent a great 2 hours on the Gundalow in the Piscataqua river. It was a low key ride that was a most enjoyable and informative ride. The crew was friendly and very knowledgable about Portsmouth and the Piscataqua river basin TripAdvisor reviews.


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Piscataqua gundalow by Richard Elliott Winslow Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Gundalow Company – Protecting the Piscataqua region's maritime heritage and environment through education and action. Sail aboard the Piscataqua gundalow, an educational, informative and fun way to explore the sights and sounds of the Piscataqua River.

Step aboard the Gundalow and head out on the Piscataqua River for an exciting hour sail. While on board, participants will set the sail, steer the vessel, learn to navigate, tow for plankton, and explore the human impact on our watershed.

This educational program is geared towards students ages 7 and up. Today the gundalow is gone, a victim of Piscataqua gundalow book displacement. But at its zenith, this specialized vessel was superior to any other carrier.

In this, the first book-length study of the gundalow, author Richard E. Winslow III traces the evolution of the gundalow's design, reviews its history and uses, and tells the stories of the colorful 4/5(1).

Without the Piscataqua gundalow, the development and growth of the entire basin would have been severely hampered. The gundalow was a symbol of its age, just as the railroad, the motor truck, and the just airplane represent later ones.

Today the gundalow is gone, a victim of technological displacement.4/5(1). FAVORITE BOOK Cross-Grained and Wily Waters: A Guide to the Piscataqua Maritime Region FULL. In his book "The Piscataqua Gundalow: Workhorse for a Tidal Basin Empire", Richard E. Winslow stated that the Merrimack River basin of Massachusetts ranked perhaps second to the Piscataqua in volume of gundalow traffic.

In the stretch between Haverhill and Newburyport gundalows were once a familiar sight on the river and nearby salt marshes. Linking our region’s past with the future we inspire individuals to appreciate our river systems as well as understand the Piscataqua gundalow book for protection and action — all this through the wondrous experience of a humble, single-masted wooden boat: Piscataqua.

A sail aboard the gundalow Piscataqua is most enjoyable when you are prepared. On public sails, you’ll be invited to join the crew in raising the sail and steering the ship.

Our crew and Onboard Educators will share their knowledge of the Piscataqua maritime region, and you can ask them more about the cultural and natural history of the area, or simply enjoy the sights and. Historian Richard Winslow captured the splashdown in his book "The Piscataqua Gundalow: "Gee up.

Gee up. Gee up!" the drovers yelled frenziedly, cracking their whips on the backs and shoulders of the oxen. The beasts dug their hooves into the turf.

They plodded forward. The cable pulled taut. The gundalow slid ahead on its log rollers. "Whoa. I started writing an article about really another rarity - Piscataqua River Gundalow.

In this book there are other rarities, for example Chesapeake Bay skipjack,Chesapeake Bay Bugeye, Scow schooner and more next vessels> but gundalow looked the most bizarre. outside the shape that resembles a large surfboard (about 18 to 20 m long), so it has.

The Piscataqua River Gundalow Unknown Binding – January 1, by John P Adams (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback $/5(2).

A gundalow (also known in period accounts as a "gondola") is a type of flat-bottom sailing barge once common in Maine and New Hampshire rivers. They first appeared in the mids, reached maturity of design in the and s, and lingered into the early s before vanishing as commercial watercraft.

Up to 70 feet ( m) long, they characteristically employed tidal. Have you ever taken a Gundalow sail on the Piscataqua River off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. On a gorgeous day it's the best way to see the coastline and learn about New Hampshire's.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Piscataqua Gundalow at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.

About Gundalow Company Sail aboard the Piscataqua, a traditional reproduction of the flat-bottom gundalow barges that were once prevalent along local waterways.

Educational, informative and fun, a sail is a great way to explore the sights and sounds of the Piscataqua 5/ TripAdvisor reviews. Last in line was the Piscataqua river gundalow, also at Plans for gundalow I found in a book by od "American sailing ships".

There's a little article about building a Fannie M. I had to redraw the plan to a suitable scale, and adjust the building technology a bit, because I wanted to make it floating, radio-controlled. as well. Private Charter Information. The Gundalow Company is pleased to offer private charters aboard the gundalow Piscataqua, which departs from our dock at Prescott Park in Porstmouth, New Hampshire.

The Piscataqua seats 42 passengers and is operated by a USCG licensed captain and three crew members with over 40 years of combined sailing experience.

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The Piscataqua Gundalow: Work Horse For A Tidal Basin Empire Winslow, Richard E., III (Portsmouth Marine Society, ) For more than years, gundalows were the dominant cargo bearers of the Piscataqua River, forming an indispensable link in a transportation network from the river ports to Portsmouth, N.H.

on the seacoast. Books About New Hampshire: Piscataqua River Gundalow Adams, John P. (the author, ) Gundalows were a type of freight barge used on N.E.

rivers in the 19th century. The author provides information on how the gundalow evolved, how it was constructed & how it was used.

The Piscataqua River Gundalow and the World in Which it Sailed Former air force officer and UNH docent Dane Drasher, UNH Marine Docent presented the history of the Piscataqua River Gundalow with a lively Power Point presentation, accompanied by a large scale model of the gundalow, which he had built in his basement.

The Capt. Edward Adams, a Piscataqua gundalow, the last of its kind, is making ports of call throughout the region this summer, offering tours, children's programs and talks on contemporary.Sail aboard the Piscataqua, a traditional reproduction of the flat-bottom gundalow barges that were once prevalent along local waterways.

Educational, informative and fun, a sail is a great way to explore the sights and sounds of the Piscataqua River. We decided to book onto an afternoon sail on the Gundalow Piscataqua the following day 5/ TripAdvisor reviews.