Clinker built Mahogany planks on Canadian Elm ribs and risers
Outside Transom 204/A Swamp test 1976
The gig can be seen here in the centre of the photograph just out of the water in the mast Pond.
Fig. 1 Rowing Gig Ashore in Mast Pond
She was previously used by Dartmouth Naval College prior to being based at Whale Island in the Sail Training Centre there. It was from the Whale Island centre that the Property Trust obtained this elegant little craft. She requires some work to bring her back to her former glory but she is a fine example of the craftsmanship used in her build circa 1898.