Burning

The wooden hull is burned with a torch. This is done to kill all the microorganisms that have entered the wood and to remove all the old paint and putty.  

“Faneromeni” right after burning.

(Archive of Nikos E. Riginos)

 

 

Right after burning the hull. In the Halkites shipyard, Mr. Halkites in the foreground.

(Archive of Nikos E. Riginos)