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Conservation Research Laboratory Reports

Conserving the hull of the Belle

La Salle Shipwreck Project
Texas Historical Commission


PHOTO GALLERY 13: NOVEMBER 2000

   

A frame set is positioned on the molding frame so that a carbon fiberglass composite plate can be cast.

A frame set is positioned on the molding frame so that a carbon fiberglass composite plate can be cast.

Preparing the vacuum bag to make the frame plate.

Preparing the vacuum bag to make the frame plate.

Taras Pevny and Peter Fix position a frame set back into sequence after creating a laminate. This process is required for each frame set. Note the weather is much colder, requiring the workers to wear wet suits and hats.

Taras Pevny and Peter Fix position a frame set back into sequence after creating a laminate. This process is required for each frame set. Note the weather is much colder, requiring the workers to wear wet suits and hats.

Taras Pevny secures the frame set back into position. Only 27 more to go!!!!

Taras Pevny secures the frame set back into position. Only 27 more to go!!!!



Citation Information:

Peter Fix
2000, Conservation of the Hull of the Belle, Conservation Research Laboratory Research Report #7, Photo Gallery 13,World Wide Web, URL, http://nautarch.tamu.edu/CRL/Report7/hull13.htm, Nautical Archaeology Program, Texas A&M University; La Salle Shipwreck Project, Texas
Historical Commission, Austin, Texas.
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