HMS Victory replanking by T. Nielsen & Company in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. HMS Victory is one of the most famous ships in the world and is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, ordered in 1758, laid down in 1759 and launched in 1765. She is best known for her role […]
Featured on this page are some of our projects so you can see and read about the exciting work that T. Nielsen & Company are involved in.
Having refurbished the masts and rigging, the RRS Discovery Figurehead also needed replacing. RRS Discovery was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in Britain. Designed for Antarctic research, it was launched as a Royal Research Ship (RRS) in 1901. Its first mission was the British National Antarctic Expedition, carrying Robert Falcon Scott […]
RRS Discovery was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in Britain. Designed for Antarctic research, it was launched as a Royal Research Ship (RRS) in 1901. Its first mission was the British National Antarctic Expedition, carrying Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton on their first, successful journey to the Antarctic, known as […]
HMS Trincomalee, a 46-gun, fifth rate Leda-class frigate, lies berthed at Hartlepool’s Historic Quay where she has been a major tourist attraction for the past 27 years. Trincomalee holds the distinction of being the oldest British warship still afloat as HMS Victory, although 52 years her senior, is in dry dock. 1812 to 1847 […]
Here are some of the winter 2015 – spring 2016 projects T, Nielsen & Company were involved with. Most took place at our yard and dry docks in Gloucester, but some such as HMS Victory and Stavros S Niarchos were off site in Portsmouth and Liverpool respectively.
The Massey Shaw was built by J Samuel Whites of Cowes, Isle of Wight in 1935 to a design of the London County Council, who wished her to be able to go under all the bridges on the Thames, its tributaries and at any state of the tide. The vessel cost £18,000 to complete and […]