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postcard of the Llewellen, a small motorsailerpostcard of the Llewellen, a small motorsailer

Gordon Munro Collection

Boat design archives of naval architect Gordon Munro

Gordon Munro was one of the first naval architects to experiment with the design of motor-sailors and was employed by George Lawley & Son yard for part of his career. In 1968 his widow gave his plan files, photographs and models to MIT. The plans, roughly 300 in number, are filed by design number and cataloged by both number and name.

Title: Gordon Munro Collection

Creator: Gordon Munro

Dates: circa 1920 – circa 1960

Extent: Approximately 300 plans and 2.5 linear feet archives with photos

Language: English

Repository: MIT Museum, Hart Nautical Collections

Access: Open for research by appointment

Copyright: Some restrictions may apply.

Credit: Hart Nautical Collection, MIT Museum

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