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Offline Ashnz

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Ship "The Punjaub"
« on: Thursday 18 April 19 02:14 BST (UK) »
Hi my name is Ashley from New Zealand,

My ancestors came to New Zealand in 1873 on the clipper sailing ship the Barque 'Punjaub'. No photos of this vessel are known to exist - so what I am hoping to do is build a scale model. What I would like to get hold of plans of the ship - if possible. I do not know how to do this, or where I could possibly inquire. So any help at all would be wonderful.

The ship was originally launched from the iron shipbuilding yard of Messrs Richardson, Duck & Co South Stockton about 30th October, 1862 and was registered under entry number 350 on the 10th November, 1862. It's offical number: 45068. It's signal letters: VBRL.

Thank you for your time, and have an enjoyable Easter break,

Sincerely,

Ashley
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Re: The Punjaub
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 18 April 19 09:40 BST (UK) »
Ashley,what a task !
I feel that the shipbuilders will no longer exist,but there  must be records somewhere.In the home port?
I wonder if Lloyds will be of any help , the Marine insurers?
Try to find out if there is any info re the builders or shipping line.
Sorry to be of so little help.
Best wishes.
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Re: Ship "The Punjaub"
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 18 April 19 11:13 BST (UK) »
The National Maritime Museum may be of help. Not cheap though.

https://www.rmg.co.uk/shop/ship-plan-prints-scanning

They do have some plans of vessels built by Richardson, Duck.

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/c/F166627

Email plans and photo's you may get lucky.

Try also Teeside Archives
https://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/leisure-events-libraries-and-hubs/teesside-archives
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Re: Ship "The Punjaub"
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 18 April 19 12:18 BST (UK) »
 
I feel that the shipbuilders will no longer exist,but there  must be records somewhere.In the home port?

Richardson, Duck & Co went into receivership in 1925, and the site was sold in 1929.

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Re: Ship "The Punjaub"
« Reply #4 on: Friday 19 April 19 23:58 BST (UK) »
Thank you stanmapstone, seaweed and Viktoria. I will take your advice and cross fingers I may come across something  :D
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