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Survey Of Sail Training Ship ‘Joseph Conrad


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Survey Of Sail Training Ship ‘Joseph Conrad

  1. 1. Survey of Sail Training Ship ‘JOSEPH CONRAD’ at Mystic Seaport Museum Joseph W. Lombardi, AMS   Marine Surveyor & Consultant Ocean Technical Services, LLC. 10 Dalton Avenue Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930 Office 978-526-1894 Cellular 508-958-1299 Fax 866-381-2687
  2. 2. <ul><li>OTS was tasked by Mystic Seaport to inspect the original spars in 2007/2008 and made re- </li></ul><ul><li>commendations for repairs. These repairs re- quired removal of the spars from the ship and repairs were completed. </li></ul><ul><li>The ship was hauled at the new DuPont Shipyard synchro-lift alongside CHARLES MORGAN in the winter of 2009/2010 and OTS was tasked with the inspection of the hull and making recommen-dations for repairs of the shell plating. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Crosstree on main-mast of JOSEPH CONRAD. A great indicator of the level of detail found on a square rigger.
  4. 4. Looking aft from foremast crosstree.
  5. 5. Spars in shed for inspection and repair.
  6. 6. Excellent, well lighted shed at the Dupont Shipyard made for easy mid-winter spar inspections.
  7. 7. JOSEPH CONRAD hauled alongside CHARLES MORGAN at Mystic Seaport.
  8. 9. Incredible detail of maindeck, looking forward, on the first purpose built sail training ship.
  9. 10. JOSEPH CONRAD’s hull marked up for shell plate repairs.
  10. 12. Joe Lombardi inspecting starboard side of stem.
  11. 13. This classic scene is the essence of Mystic Seaport.