scheepswerf Gebr. Damen
Family business Gebr. Damen in Hardinxveld-Giessendam was founded in 1927 by the Damen brothers. They started building boats for parlevinkers on the river. Later, they got Rijkswaterstaat as a major customer. Damen supplied them with cantonment boats, sounding boats and rafts, among other things. Other customers at the time were dredging companies.History shipyard
ontwerper Henk Tingen
Henk Tingen is a yacht designer and died in 1998. He worked in Amsterdam and de Bilt until 1979. Around 1935, he was house designer of shipyard Huisman in Ronduite and in the 1950s-70s of gebr. Kok in Vinkeveen. Henk Tingen was also a yacht broker and sold many sailing ships , from 1947 to around 1965, to America.Biography designer
Colofon: "75 jaar scheepswerf Damen" Dick de Jong 2002.
"van kachelpijp tot peilboot" Leo Leeuwis 1967.