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Construction and Fitting of the Sailing Man-of-War, 1650-1850, The (Conway’s History of Sail)

Peter Goodwin


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This title contains a wealth of information on the hull and fittings design and construction of wooden warships. Every aspect of the building process is covered, including the exact sizes of timber scantlings and fastenings.

This study provides precise and detailed information on hull frame construction, hull planking, bulkheads, internal layout, machinery, beams, and knees of the man-of-war.

It provides technical historians and model makers with precise and detailed information. Extensive appendices contain original contract specifications, the 1719 establishment scantlings, and Admiralty orders relating to ship construction and fittings.

100 photographs and 300 line drawings. #050422 (name on fep) miniature ship models (Large, heavy book.)

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AuthorPeter Goodwin
Number of pages276
PublisherConway Maritime Press / Chrysalis
Year Published2001 reprint
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket, in plastic sleeve

Book Condition

Fine / Fine

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