Some Details from the Model of the 50-Gun Ship Amaranthe

By Rear Admiral J Hagg Royal Swedish Navy, published July 1913


This model, in the Swedish National collection, illustrates several aspects of Seventeenth Century ships and their rigging. A series of sketches is used to explain: the method of attaching futtock-staves; the method for bending the topsail to its yard with rowbands; how the bonnet on the foresail was fitted; the arrangement of the foretack and sheet; and the method for attaching the bonnet to the clew of the foresail.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Ship Models & Figureheads | Shipbuilding & Design

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