On the stocks
This is the early twentieth century lifeboat Henry Frederick Swan on the stocks at the North East Maritime Trust in South Shields, she is being completely overhauled and renovated from the keel upwards. Thousands of man hours will be expended on this project as every piece of wood is chosen, fashioned, and shaped to fit, and the small engine and screw will also be rebuilt as she is made seaworthy again.
The North East Maritime Trust is a registered charity in Wapping Street, South Shields
Camera details: Pentax K100D, 30mm lens, 1/30 second, f4, iso 200, flash fired.
Image converted to black and white and tinted with Photoshop