Document: The Raising of the Chain-Wales

By courtesy of R. C. Anderson, published July 1920


The two documents of 1702 and 1706 give the exact date of one of the most notable ship-construction changes of the early Eighteenth Century, the raising of the chain-wales to a position above the middle-deck ports, rather than below them.

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Filed under: Spanish Succession | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

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