Comparative Naval Architecture 1670-1720 Part I

By R. C. Anderson, published February 1921


This paper compares the design and construction of warships from England, Holland, France and Spain. The author lists his sources – works that provide extensive descriptions of ships in each of the countries, allowing for the first time comparisons of contemporaneous ships. The author compares the size of the ships (and includes Danish, Swedish and Venetian ships), and goes on to compare other features such as the midship section, the rake of stem and stern posts and the stern decoration.

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

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