ID BF69_001 / William Harvey

TitleAldous Successors Limited - catalogue
AbstractSchooner 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".
AuthorWilliam Harvey
Publishedc1936
SourceJohn Leather Collection
IDBF69_001
Related Images:
 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_001
ImageID:   BF69_001_036_001
Title: 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.
Date:1931
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - page 26. Smithy and Ironwork section. Photo of barge RUNIC being converted. Official No. 118460.  BF69_001_029
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - page 26. Smithy and Ironwork section. Photo of barge RUNIC being converted. Official No. 118460.
Date:c1932
Source:John Leather Collection
 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_001
ImageID:   BF69_001_029_001
Title: 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].
Date:c1932
Source:John Leather Collection / Douglas Went
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 7.  BF69_001_010
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 7.
Date:c1936
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 8. Bottom picture is Mudberths, Aldous's Yard.  BF69_001_011
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 8. Bottom picture is Mudberths, Aldous's Yard.
Date:c1936
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 10. Photos of vessel for the Sudan and MAINDY KEEP.  BF69_001_013
ImageID:   BF69_001_013
Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 10. Photos of vessel for the Sudan and MAINDY KEEP.
Date:c1936
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 11. Photographs of Motor Yacht ENDYMION and light draught barges for Sudan Government  BF69_001_014
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 11. Photographs of Motor Yacht ENDYMION and light draught barges for Sudan Government
Date:c1936
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 12.  BF69_001_015
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 12.
Date:c1936
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 17. Mould loft. Photograph of first stages of framing motor yacht MARGERY.  BF69_001_020
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 17. Mould loft. Photograph of first stages of framing motor yacht MARGERY.
Date:c1936
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 18. Boatbuilding Department. Motor launch LADY RICHARDS on trials.  BF69_001_021
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 18. Boatbuilding Department. Motor launch LADY RICHARDS on trials.
Date:c1936
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 20. Shipwrights' Section.  BF69_001_023
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 20. Shipwrights' Section.
Date:c1936
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - front cover. Schooner FLYING CLOUD.  BF69_001_001
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - front cover. Schooner FLYING CLOUD.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue. Title page.  BF69_001_002
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue. Title page.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue. Foreword.  BF69_001_003
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue. Foreword.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 1  BF69_001_004
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 1
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 2.  BF69_001_005
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 2.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 3.  BF69_001_006
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 3.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 4.
 Approaches to River Colne  BF69_001_007
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 4.
Approaches to River Colne
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 5.  BF69_001_008
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 5.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 6.  BF69_001_009
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 6.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 9.  BF69_001_012
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 9.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 13.  BF69_001_016
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 13.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 14.  BF69_001_017
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 14.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 15.  BF69_001_018
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 15.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 16. Drawing Office.  BF69_001_019
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 16. Drawing Office.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 19.  BF69_001_022
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 19.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 21. Sawmill.  BF69_001_024
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 21. Sawmill.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 22. Left hand side of map of shipyard.  BF69_001_025
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 22. Left hand side of map of shipyard.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 23. Right hand side of map of shipyard.  BF69_001_026
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 23. Right hand side of map of shipyard.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 24. Joinery shop  BF69_001_027
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 24. Joinery shop
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 25.  BF69_001_028
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 25.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 27. Machine Shop.  BF69_001_030
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 27. Machine Shop.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 28. Painters Shop. Photo slipping the MAINDY KEEP (1,500 tons)  BF69_001_031
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 28. Painters Shop. Photo slipping the MAINDY KEEP (1,500 tons)
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 29. Slipways. Photo of H.M. Trawler ESCORT on No.1 Slipway  BF69_001_032
ImageID:   BF69_001_032
Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 29. Slipways. Photo of H.M. Trawler ESCORT on No.1 Slipway
Source:John Leather Collection
 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_033
ImageID:   BF69_001_033
Title: 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.
Source:John Leather Collection
 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_001
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Title: 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.
Source:John Leather Collection
 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_003
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Title: 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.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Steam Yacht ROSABELLE on slipway. 614 tons [from page 44]. [Official No. 109610.]
 Photo from Aldous catalgue, c1936.  BF69_001_033_005
ImageID:   BF69_001_033_005
Title: Steam Yacht ROSABELLE on slipway. 614 tons [from page 44]. [Official No. 109610.]
Photo from Aldous catalgue, c1936.
Source:John Leather Collection
 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_006
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Title: 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].
Source:John Leather Collection
 Steam Yacht ELSIE. 
 Photo from Aldous Catalogue.
 Not found in Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935.  BF69_001_033_007
ImageID:   BF69_001_033_007
Title: Steam Yacht ELSIE.
Photo from Aldous Catalogue.
Not found in Lloyd's Yacht Register 1935.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 31. Boat sheds  BF69_001_034
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 31. Boat sheds
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 32. Photos of 12 metre VERONICA and Auxiliary Schooner ALTAIR.  BF69_001_035
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 32. Photos of 12 metre VERONICA and Auxiliary Schooner ALTAIR.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 33. Sailmakers' and Riggers' Loft. Photo of steam yacths on mud berths.  BF69_001_036
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 33. Sailmakers' and Riggers' Loft. Photo of steam yacths on mud berths.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 34. Mudberths.  BF69_001_037
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 34. Mudberths.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 35. Chandlery Department  BF69_001_038
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 35. Chandlery Department
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd. catalogue --- page 36. View of yacht's stores and No.1 slipway  BF69_001_039
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd. catalogue --- page 36. View of yacht's stores and No.1 slipway
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 37. New 12-tonner  BF69_001_040
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 37. New 12-tonner
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 38.  BF69_001_041
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 38.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 39. Plans of new 12 ton auxiliary racing cruiser.  BF69_001_042
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 39. Plans of new 12 ton auxiliary racing cruiser.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 40. Motor Launch LADY RICHARDS launch and departure.  BF69_001_043
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 40. Motor Launch LADY RICHARDS launch and departure.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 41. A typical repair job --- HIGHLANDER.  BF69_001_044
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 41. A typical repair job --- HIGHLANDER.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 42. Stern wheelers for the Colonies.  BF69_001_045
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 42. Stern wheelers for the Colonies.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 43.  BF69_001_046
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 43.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 44. Yacht List --- of yachts 'serviced' by Aldous.  BF69_001_047
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 44. Yacht List --- of yachts 'serviced' by Aldous.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 45. Photographs of Motor Yacht JUMBO, Auxiliary Schooner FLYING CLOUD and Steam Yacht MEDEA.  BF69_001_048
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue --- page 45. Photographs of Motor Yacht JUMBO, Auxiliary Schooner FLYING CLOUD and Steam Yacht MEDEA.
Source:John Leather Collection
 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_003
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Title: 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.
Source:John Leather Collection
 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - page 46. Auxiliary Schooner TAMESIS.  BF69_001_049
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Title: Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - page 46. Auxiliary Schooner TAMESIS.
Source:John Leather Collection