LAMP Boatworks Hull Inventory

This is an ongoing listing by Hull Number of all small craft constructed by LAMP Boatworks at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum.

Hull Number --- Description

LMP0001 Bevin's Skiff, traditional skiff design provided as a kit by Alexandria Seaport Foundation. Length: 11' 8", width: 4' 6", max. capacity: 460 lbs. Includes daggerboard, mast and rig, and oars. Completed March 2008.  

 

LMP0002
Barca Chata (Spanish for "flat boat"). Traditional colonial flat boat design, barca chatas were known to have been used in St. Augustine from the earliest Spanish period, and flats of similar design were used through the nineteenth century. Length: 14’, width: 2’ 9”. Completed April 2008. This vessel was traded to the Alligator Farm in return for a historic dugout canoe dating to the nineteenth century.

 

LMP0003 Chaisson Dory Tender. Traditional New England round-bottomed design known for its handling characteristics, carrying capacity, and ease of towing. Includes oars. Length: 10', max. capacity: 450 lbs Completed December 2008. Offered as prize in March 20, 2010 drawing, the first LAMP Boatworks Boat Drawing. It was won by a lucky individual in Jacksonville.

 

 
LMP0004
Barca chata. This was the second barca chata flatboat built by the Boatworks (see LMP002). Completed December 2009. Currently on display at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum.

 

LMP0005 Barca chata. This is the third barca chata built (see LMP0002, LMP0004). Partially assembled at the Society for Historical Archaeology Public Archaeology Day, Kingsley Plantation, January 9, 2010. Finished later that month, and donated to Fort Mose State Park for display.  

 

 
LMP0006
Cross-planked Semi-Dory. Completed in early 2010. Property of Maury Keiser and gifted to his grandson upon completion.

 

 

LMP0007
British yawl, ca. 1760. Built from lines plan in the National Archives. Length: 14'. Keel, sternpost, stem, and deadwood fashioned from St. Augustine-grown live oak. Keel was laid in November 2009. Still under construction. As of March 2012, several strakes of planking have been attached. 

 

LMP0008 Susan Skiff. This classic skiff was first designed by Jacksonville boat builder Robert Steward, and named after his daughter’s childhood friend. Length overall: 11’ 3”, Beam: 3’ 10”. Launched January 20, 2011. This boat was won in the 2011 LAMP Boatworks Boat Drawing by a lucky family in Miami, Florida.

 

 

LMP0009 Chaisson Dory Tender. This is the second Chaisson Dory built by the LAMP Boatworks (see LMP0003 above). Completed 15 March 2012. This is the third Boatworks vessel to be given away in a fundraising drawing, with tickets on sail beginning on March 17 at the 20th annual Lighthouse Festival.  

 

 
LMP0010 Spritsail Skiff Tarheel. Length overall: 17’ 2”,  Beam: 4’ 10”. Construction began in February 2012. Property of Brendan Burke, who is funding the build.

 

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