Aldous Successors Limited - catalogue

Schooner FLYING CLOUD on cover. Detailed with many drawings and photographs.
Title page says "A Literary and Pictorial Description of The Business of ALDOUS SUCCESSORS LIMITED.
Last page says photographs of FLYING CLOUD and MARINA are by Beken. Remaining photographs are by Douglas Went.
2 copies, one of them incomplete.
9 ¼" x 11".
Author: William Harvey
c1936

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 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - front cover. Schooner FLYING CLOUD.  BF69_001_001BF69_001_001
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - front cover. Schooner FLYING CLOUD.
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c1936
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 8. Bottom picture is Mudberths, Aldous's Yard.  BF69_001_011BF69_001_011
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 8. Bottom picture is Mudberths, Aldous's Yard.
c1936
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 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 10. Photos of vessel for the Sudan and MAINDY KEEP.  BF69_001_013BF69_001_013
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 10. Photos of vessel for the Sudan and MAINDY KEEP.
c1936
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 11. Photographs of Motor Yacht ENDYMION and light draught barges for Sudan Government  BF69_001_014BF69_001_014
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 11. Photographs of Motor Yacht ENDYMION and light draught barges for Sudan Government
c1936
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c1936
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 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 16. Drawing Office.  BF69_001_019BF69_001_019
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 16. Drawing Office.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 17. Mould loft. Photograph of first stages of framing motor yacht MARGERY.  BF69_001_020BF69_001_020
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 17. Mould loft. Photograph of first stages of framing motor yacht MARGERY.
c1936
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 18. Boatbuilding Department. Motor launch LADY RICHARDS on trials.  BF69_001_021BF69_001_021
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 18. Boatbuilding Department. Motor launch LADY RICHARDS on trials.
c1936
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 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 20. Shipwrights' Section.  BF69_001_023BF69_001_023
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 20. Shipwrights' Section.
c1936
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 21. Sawmill.  BF69_001_024BF69_001_024
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 21. Sawmill.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 22. Left hand side of map of shipyard.  BF69_001_025BF69_001_025
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 22. Left hand side of map of shipyard.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 23. Right hand side of map of shipyard.  BF69_001_026BF69_001_026
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 23. Right hand side of map of shipyard.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 24. Joinery shop  BF69_001_027BF69_001_027
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 24. Joinery shop
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Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 25.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - page 26. Smithy and Ironwork section. Photo of barge RUNIC being converted. Official No. 118460.  BF69_001_029BF69_001_029
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - page 26. Smithy and Ironwork section. Photo of barge RUNIC being converted. Official No. 118460.
c1932
 Barge RUNIC being converted at Aldous Successors, Brightlingsea. Official No. 118460, built Krimpen 1904, owned by E.J. & W. Goldsmith.
 Photograph from an Aldous Successors catalogue.
 [SSBR Topsail Magazine No.24 1988 page 56 says RUNIC was converted to a motor barge in 1932. She later became GOLDRUNE and then GAZELLE and in 1988 was thought to be still afloat, in the French Mediterranean.]
 As a motorship she was twin screw, fitted with twin Bolinder engines, manufactured 1931. [Lloyds Register 1932].  BF69_001_029_001BF69_001_029_001
Barge RUNIC being converted at Aldous Successors, Brightlingsea. Official No. 118460, built Krimpen 1904, owned by E.J. & W. Goldsmith.
Photograph from an Aldous Successors catalogue.
[SSBR Topsail Magazine No.24 1988 page 56 says RUNIC was converted to a motor barge in 1932. She later became GOLDRUNE and then GAZELLE and in 1988 was thought to be still afloat, in the French Mediterranean.]
As a motorship she was twin screw, fitted with twin Bolinder engines, manufactured 1931. [Lloyds Register 1932].
c1932
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 27. Machine Shop.  BF69_001_030BF69_001_030
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 27. Machine Shop.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 28. Painters Shop. Photo slipping the MAINDY KEEP (1,500 tons)  BF69_001_031BF69_001_031
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 28. Painters Shop. Photo slipping the MAINDY KEEP (1,500 tons)
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 29. Slipways. Photo of H.M. Trawler ESCORT on No.1 Slipway  BF69_001_032BF69_001_032
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 29. Slipways. Photo of H.M. Trawler ESCORT on No.1 Slipway
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 30. Yachts on slipways. Pictures of Motor Yacht ENDYMION, Steam Yacht ELFRIDA, cutter SHAMROCK, Steam Yacht ROSABELLE and Steam Yacht ELSIE.  BF69_001_033BF69_001_033
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 30. Yachts on slipways. Pictures of Motor Yacht ENDYMION, Steam Yacht ELFRIDA, cutter SHAMROCK, Steam Yacht ROSABELLE and Steam Yacht ELSIE.
 Motor Yacht ENDYMION on the slipway. 301 tons. From Aldous catalogue c1936.
 From Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935: Built Camper & Nicholson, Gosport 1924. Two Gardner oil engines. Owner A. Lopez.  BF69_001_033_001BF69_001_033_001
Motor Yacht ENDYMION on the slipway. 301 tons. From Aldous catalogue c1936.
From Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935: Built Camper & Nicholson, Gosport 1924. Two Gardner oil engines. Owner A. Lopez.
 Steam Yacht ELFRIDA on slipway. 159 tons T.M. Photo from Aldous catalogue c1936. Brightlingsea.
 From Lloyds Yacht Register 1935: Official No. 84944. Iron. Built Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, 1882. Owner Leslie W. Farrow, registered Cowes.  BF69_001_033_003BF69_001_033_003
Steam Yacht ELFRIDA on slipway. 159 tons T.M. Photo from Aldous catalogue c1936. Brightlingsea.
From Lloyds Yacht Register 1935: Official No. 84944. Iron. Built Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, 1882. Owner Leslie W. Farrow, registered Cowes.
 Steam Yacht ROSABELLE on slipway. 614 tons [from page 44]. [Official No. 109610.]
 Photo from Aldous catalgue, c1936.  BF69_001_033_005BF69_001_033_005
Steam Yacht ROSABELLE on slipway. 614 tons [from page 44]. [Official No. 109610.]
Photo from Aldous catalgue, c1936.
 Steam Yacht ROSABELLE on slipway. 614 tons (Thames Measurement) [from page 44]. From Aldous catalogue, c1936
 From Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935: Official No. 109610. Built Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, 1901. Owned by Lt.-Col. J.W. Abraham, registered Leith.
 In WW2 she was an Armed Boarding Vessel and was lost 11 Dec 1941 [Warships of World War II Part Four].  BF69_001_033_006BF69_001_033_006
Steam Yacht ROSABELLE on slipway. 614 tons (Thames Measurement) [from page 44]. From Aldous catalogue, c1936
From Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935: Official No. 109610. Built Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, 1901. Owned by Lt.-Col. J.W. Abraham, registered Leith.
In WW2 she was an Armed Boarding Vessel and was lost 11 Dec 1941 [Warships of World War II Part Four].
 Steam Yacht ELSIE. 
 Photo from Aldous Catalogue.
 Not found in Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935.  BF69_001_033_007BF69_001_033_007
Steam Yacht ELSIE.
Photo from Aldous Catalogue.
Not found in Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 31. Boat sheds  BF69_001_034BF69_001_034
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 31. Boat sheds
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 32. Photos of 12 metre VERONICA and Auxiliary Schooner ALTAIR.  BF69_001_035BF69_001_035
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 32. Photos of 12 metre VERONICA and Auxiliary Schooner ALTAIR.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 33. Sailmakers' and Riggers' Loft. Photo of steam yacths on mud berths.  BF69_001_036BF69_001_036
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 33. Sailmakers' and Riggers' Loft. Photo of steam yacths on mud berths.
 Some of Aldous's mudberths - steam yachts laid up for the winter at Brightlingsea. From the Aldous Catalogue c1936
 River Colne Shipbuilders dates the photo as winter 1930 and names the yachts as SY ELSIE, SY VANDA, SY ANNE MARIE, Sch TAMESIS, MY ENDYMION, SY KAREN, SY TITANIA, SY BRONWEN, SY STRATHSPEY, SY ELFREDA [ sic - almost certainly ELFRIDA ] and Sch GREY GOOSE.  BF69_001_036_001BF69_001_036_001
Some of Aldous's mudberths - steam yachts laid up for the winter at Brightlingsea. From the Aldous Catalogue c1936
"River Colne Shipbuilders" dates the photo as winter 1930 and names the yachts as SY ELSIE, SY VANDA, SY ANNE MARIE, Sch TAMESIS, MY ENDYMION, SY KAREN, SY TITANIA, SY BRONWEN, SY STRATHSPEY, SY ELFREDA [ sic - almost certainly ELFRIDA ] and Sch GREY GOOSE.
1931
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 34. Mudberths.  BF69_001_037BF69_001_037
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 34. Mudberths.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 35. Chandlery Department  BF69_001_038BF69_001_038
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 35. Chandlery Department
 Aldous Successors Ltd. catalogue --- page 36. View of yacht's stores and No.1 slipway  BF69_001_039BF69_001_039
Aldous Successors Ltd. catalogue --- page 36. View of yacht's stores and No.1 slipway
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 37. New 12-tonner  BF69_001_040BF69_001_040
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 37. New 12-tonner
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 38.  BF69_001_041BF69_001_041
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 38.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 39. Plans of new 12 ton auxiliary racing cruiser.  BF69_001_042BF69_001_042
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 39. Plans of new 12 ton auxiliary racing cruiser.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 40. Motor Launch LADY RICHARDS launch and departure.  BF69_001_043BF69_001_043
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 40. Motor Launch LADY RICHARDS launch and departure.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 41. A typical repair job --- HIGHLANDER.  BF69_001_044BF69_001_044
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 41. A typical repair job --- HIGHLANDER.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 42. Stern wheelers for the Colonies.  BF69_001_045BF69_001_045
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 42. Stern wheelers for the Colonies.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 43.  BF69_001_046BF69_001_046
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 43.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 44. Yacht List --- of yachts 'serviced' by Aldous.  BF69_001_047BF69_001_047
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 44. Yacht List --- of yachts 'serviced' by Aldous.
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 45. Photographs of Motor Yacht JUMBO, Auxiliary Schooner FLYING CLOUD and Steam Yacht MEDEA.  BF69_001_048BF69_001_048
Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 45. Photographs of Motor Yacht JUMBO, Auxiliary Schooner FLYING CLOUD and Steam Yacht MEDEA.
 Steam Yacht MEDEA 139 tons. Serviced by Aldous Successors Ltd.
 From Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935
 MEDEA built A. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, 1904. Official No. 119160. Ex CORNEILLE, ex MEDEA. Owner J.L. Wild, registered Glasgow.
 1971 she was donated to San Diego Maritime Museum. See http://www.sdmaritime.com for a more detailed history.  BF69_001_048_003BF69_001_048_003
Steam Yacht MEDEA 139 tons. Serviced by Aldous Successors Ltd.
From Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935
MEDEA built A. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, 1904. Official No. 119160. Ex CORNEILLE, ex MEDEA. Owner J.L. Wild, registered Glasgow.
1971 she was donated to San Diego Maritime Museum. See http://www.sdmaritime.com for a more detailed history.
ID: BF69_001
Source: John Leather Collection