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Name: Elliott, Robin
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article published 1992

Source: Sea spray Dec/Jan 1992   Pages 49 - 50 [incomplete item]
Title:Vintage viewpoint: Yacht builders of the 19th century
Article Abstract:BIOGRAPHY FILE: CARR, James William.
Describes Auckland's role as the centre of boat building industry in New Zealand in the 19th century and goes on to highlight some of the less well known yacht builders who operated there successfully during the period. Amongst them were J W Carr and Sons (1849), Hewson & Melville (1878) and James Clare (1882). The dates in brackets denote the starting year or time of known operation of the companies mentioned. The names and construction years of the more successful vessels of each firm are given in the item.

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