Lenox Study Day


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Lenox Study Day

  1. 1. L E N O X S T U D Y D A Y Restoration Deptford and the warship Lenox he former Deptford Royal Dockyard played Wednesday 11th July 2012T a leading role in the development of naval ship-building technology. This role wasparticularly significant in the Restoration period, Master Shipwright’s House Watergate Street, Deptford SE8 3JFwhen Deptford was the focus of the thirty-shipprogramme launched by Samuel Pepys in 1677. 10.30am–5pm. Buffet lunch included.Lenox was the first of these ships to be built; by1700, these magnificent vessels were responsible Peter LeFevrefor elevating the Royal Navy to its position as the The 30 ship building programme of 1677world’s leading maritime power. David Davies How and why Stuart warships got their namesThe Lenox Project and Deptford Is... have put Brian Laverytogether a special study day focusing on Development of the third rate warship up to 1677Deptfords dockyard in the Restoration period, and Peter Goodwinin particular on the early naval history and ship- Construction of the Victory and large wooden warshipsbuilding technology which the Lenox represents. Richard Endsor A guided tour through the Lenox: her fixtures and fittingsSpeakers include the countrys leading academics Julian Kingstonand experts on the naval history of the time with a Launch of the Hermione in La Rochefort, Franceline-up of the most prominent experts in this fieldincluding Peter LeFevre, David Davies, Richard Cost: £45. Please note that places are strictly limited.Endsor, Peter Goodwin and Brian Lavery. We also Early booking is recommended.hope to present an update on the progress of theHermione Project in France, which inspired the Bookings can be made by credit card or PayPal atidea behind Build the Lenox. www.buildthelenox.org/events by clicking on the Donate button. Please enter the appropriate amount forThe event will take place at the Master the number of tickets you require. Where you are givenShipwright’s House in Deptford – former home of the chance to review your donation, please click addJohn Shish, the kings master shipwright who was special instructions to seller and quote Lenox Study Day.responsible for designing and building the Lenox Enquiries: deptfordis@yahoo.comand her sister ships. A buffet lunch will be served. Travel Train: Deptford Station (5 mins walk from the Master Shipwright’s House) Buses: 188, 47 DLR: Deptford Bridge, Greenwich, Cutty Sarkwww.buildthelenox.org Car: Street parking, or within grounds by arrangement.www.deptfordis.org We regret the venue is not accessible for wheelchairs.The Lenox Project CIC, 2a Creekside, London SE8 4SA. Registered in England & Wales. Company No.7952149