Sheathing

In Ferro-Cement (Page 2)

 

 Two originally derelict wooden hulls, ferro-sheathed and commissioned as commercial oyster-dredgers.

Above...'Karenda', an old clinker-built ships lifeboat, sheathed and fitted out in a total of 5 weeks by one person (except for plastering day), had a hard working life for 6 years before her machinery finally became uneconomical to repair.

Below....An old wooden working-boat salvaged from a free source. Ferro-sheathed and commissioned as an oyster-dredger by her owner for minimal cost, who then earnt his livelyhood with her for many years afterwards.