Comparative Naval Architecture 1670-1720 Part II

By R. C. Anderson, published June 1921

Abstract

In this second paper the author compares in some detail the design of large warships (80 – 90 guns), for the British, French, Dutch and Spanish navies. He considers the weight of their construction, the rake of stem and sternposts, their armament, but particularly their dimensions and the extent to which they were built up and the size of the forecastle, poop and quarterdeck. The paper is generously illustrated with sketches and line drawings.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

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