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1851 Great Exhibition: Official Catalogue: Class VIII.: Northumberland Life-boat Committee

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136. NORTHUMBERLAND LIFE-BOAT COMMITTEE, Somerset House, London.

Models of life-boats, sent in to compete for the premium of 100 guineas, offered by the Duke of NORTHUMBERLAND, with the names of the designers or builders. Communicated by Captain WASHINGTON, R.N., F.R.S.

1. AINSWORTH, JOHN, Bridlington, Yorkshire.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 34 feet; breadth, 9 feet; depth, 4.5 feet.

2. ANDERSON, THOMAS, North Shields, Northumberland. Model of life-boat. Scale, 3 inches to a foot: length, 40 feet; breadth, 11.6 feet; depth, 4 feet.

3. BEECHING, JAMES, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 36 feet; breadth, 9.5 feet; depth, 3.5 feet.

4. BERTRAM, JAMES, 16 East Street, Manchester Square, London.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30.5 feet; breadth, 9 feet; depth, 2.5 feet.

5. BLAIR, ROBERT, South Shields, Northumberland.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 35 feet; breadth, 12 feet; depth, 4.5 feet.

6. Bosch, P. VAN DEN, Oosterhout, Netherlands.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 24 feet; breadth, 4.25 feet; depth, 2 feet.

7. BREMNER, JAMES, Wick, Scotland.

Model of life-boat. Scale. Half-inch to a foot: length, 33 feet; breadth, 12 feet; depth 3.5 feet.

8. BROMLEY, GILBEE, Sheerness, Kent.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 32 feet; breadth, 7 feet; depth, 3 feet.

9. BROWNE, JOHN HARCOURT, Moorgate Street, London.

Model of a life-boat. Scale, 1.5 inches to a foot: length, 23 feet; breadth, 6 feet; depth, 3.5 feet.

10. COSTAIN, THOMAS, Liverpool.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 9.25 feet; depth, 3.5 feet.

11. EDMOND, JOHN, Scarborough, Yorkshire.

Model of life-boat. (Coble). Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 27 feet; breadth, 7.5 feet; depth, 2.75 feet.

12. FALKINGBRIDGE, WILLIAM, Whitby, Yorkshire.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 35.5 feet; breadth, 8 feet; depth, 3.5 feet.

13. FARROW, GEORGE, South Shields.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 10 feet; depth 3.75 feet.

14. FRANCIS, JOSEPH, New York, United States.

Model of surf life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 27 feet; breadth, 7 feet; depth, 2.5 feet.

Model of cutter. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 27.5 feet; breadth, 6.5 feet; depth, 3 feet.

Model of life-car. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 26.25 feet; breadth, 7.5; feet; depth, 6.5 feet.

15. GALE, JOHN and ROBERT, Whitby, Yorkshire.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 11 feet; depth, 3.5 feet.

16. GALE, G. HAMLYN, Swansea.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 28.5 feet; breadth, 7.75 feet; depth, 2.5 feet.

17. GAZE, THOMAS, Mundesley, Norfolk.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1.5 inch to a foot: length 30 feet; breadth, 10 feet; depth, 4.25 feet.

18. GRANT, WILLIAM, Southsea, Hampshire.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 25 feet; breadth, 7.75 feet; depth 2.5 feet.

19. GREENER, WILLIAM, Birmingham.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 37 feet; breadth 12 feet; depth, 2.5 feet.

20. GURR, CHARLES, Portsea, Hampshire.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 7.5 feet; depth, 3 feet.

21. HALL, Messrs., Aberdeen.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 33.5 feet; breadth, 8.5 feet; depth, 4 feet.

22. HARDING, J. and J., Whitby, Yorkshire.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 10.25 feet; depth, 3.75 feet.

23. HARVEY, T., and SON, Halifax, Ipswich.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1.5 inches to a foot: length, 41 feet; breadth, 11 feet; depth, 4 feet.

24. HATT, CYPRIAN, Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 35 feet; breadth, 12 feet; depth, 4.5 feet.

25. HAY, The Right Hon. LORD JOHN, - Devonport Superintendent of H.M.'s Dockyard.

Model of life-boat. Scale 1.5 inches to a foot: length 32 feet; breadth, 7.5 feet; depth, 3 ft. 7in.; weight, 32 cwt.

26. HINKS, HENRY, Appledore, Devon.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 9 feet; depth, 3.25 feet.

27. HODGSON, JOSEPH, Sunderland.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 9 feet; depth, 2.5 feet.

28. HOUTEN, WILLIAM VAN, Rotterdam, President of the South Holland Shipwreck Institution.

Model of life-boat and carriage. Scale, 0.75 inch to a foot: length, 25 feet; breadth, 8 feet; depth, 3 feet.

29. JONES, JOSIAH, jun., Liverpool.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 0.75 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 9.5 feet; depth, 4.25 feet.

30. LEE, GEORGE, Tweedmouth, Berwick.

Model of life-boat (coble). Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 39 feet; breadth, 9 feet; depth, 4 feet.

31. LYONS, GEORGE, Portsea, Hampshire.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 24 feet; breadth, 6.5 feet; depth, 3.75 feet.

32. MILBURN, GEORGE, Blyth, Northumberland.

Model of life-boat (coble). Scale, 2 inches to a foot: length, 37 feet; breadth, 8 feet; depth, 6 feet.

33. ORTON, REGINALD, Bishopswearmouth, Durham.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 26 feet; breadth, 6 feet; depth, 2.5 feet.

34. PALMER, GEORGE, Nazing Park, Essex.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 26 feet; breadth, 6.75 feet; depth, 3.25 feet.

35. PATTERSON, WILLIAM, Bristol.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 35 feet; breadth, 9.5 feet; depth, 3.75 feet.

36. PLENTY, JAMES, and EDWARD PELLEW, Newbury, Berkshire.

Model of life-boat and carriage. Scale, 1.5 inch to a foot: length, 24 feet; breadth, 8 feet; depth, 4 feet.

37. ROBINSON, ALEXANDER, Hartlepool.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 34 feet; breadth, 11 feet; depth, 4 feet.

38. ROBINSON, DANIEL, Gosport.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 7.75 feet; depth, 4 feet.

39. ROBINSON, WILLIAM WHARTON, Hartlepool.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 36 feet; breadth, 12 feet; depth, 4 feet.

40. SAXBY and BRAIN, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 7 feet; depth, 4 feet.

41. SEMMENS, J., and THOMAS W., Penzance.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30.5 feet; breadth, 7.5 feet; depth, 3.75 feet.

42. SEVERN, HENRY AUGUSTUS, 21 James Street, Buckingham Gate, London.

Model of double life-boat. Scale, half-inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 8 feet; depth, 4.5 feet.

43. SHARPE, BENJAMIN, Lieutenant, R.N., Hanwell Park, Middlesex.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30 feet; breadth, 5 feet; depth, 3 feet.

44. SINCLAIR, DUNCAN, 122 Oxford Street, London.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 30.25 feet; breadth, 11 feet; depth, 4.25 feet.

45. SLATER and WRIGHT, Whitby, Yorkshire.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 31 feet; breadth, 9 feet; depth, 3.75 feet.

46. SPARKE, WILLIAM, Exeter, Devon.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 35 feet; breadth, 7 feet; depth, 4 feet.

47. TEASDEL, WILLIAM, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 32 feet; breadth, 10.5 feet; depth, 3 feet.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 36 feet; breadth, 10.5 feet; depth, 3.3 feet.

48. THOMPSON, JOHN, Rotherhithe, London.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 32 feet; breadth, 10 feet; depth, 3.25 feet.

49. TREDWEN, RICHARD, Padstow.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 32 feet; breadth, 6 feet; depth, 3.25 feet.

50. TURNER, GEORGE, Devonport, Senior Assistant to Master Shipwright in H.M.'s Dockyard.

Model of a safety gig for the coast guard. Scale 1.5 in. to a foot: length, 36 feet; breadth, 5 ft. 10 in.; depth, 2 ft. 7 in.; weight of boat and gear, 18 cwt.

51. WAKE, THOMAS, and SON, Sunderland.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 34 feet; breadth, 10.75 depth, 3.3 feet.

52. WAKE, W. M., and R. F., Sunderland.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 36 feet; breadth, 9 feet; depth, 4 feet.

53. WHETTEM, JAMES, Portsea, Hampshire.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 26 feet; breadth, 7.25 feet; depth, 2.75 feet.

54. WHITE, THOMAS and JOHN, Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Model of life-boat. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 32 feet; breadth, 8 feet; depth, 3 feet.

Model of a safety galley. Scale, 1 inch to a foot: length, 25 feet; breadth, 7 feet; depth, 2.5 feet.

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