These pages are written in
Norwegian, but is fairly easy to understand for English speaking.
Here is a small dictionary for words you might not understand:
Bygget = Built
Eier = Owner
Forlist = Wrecked
Innredning = Interior
Hekk / en = Counter / the
Kutter = Counter stern (often plumb/straight stem)
Skøyte = Double ender
Losbåt = Pilot boat
Redningsskøyte = Rescue boat
Lystbåt = Yacht
Sjekte = Small double ender, open or halfdecker
Skrog / et =
Please ask for any other words you need to have translated.
If you own or know of a Colin Archer that is not on my list, please let me know.
I have now also made a list
of all boats that Colin Archer built and the boats that he designed for
This list I believe is near complete. However, you will see that for most boats, fate are unknown. So if you have any information on a boat, please let me know.
Jeppe Jul Nielsen
Colin Archer/Wooden Boat Designer & Surveyor
Tyriveien 1 - 4956
Tlp +47 3715 3144 Mob +47 9077 8929