Eighty-Gun Three-Deckers

By R. C. Anderson, published June 1914

Abstract

This, a detailed examination of the comparative advantages and disadvantages of the 70, 80 and 90 gun ship as requested by the Master Surveyor of the Navy in 1693. Comparative dimensions are tabulated by four Master Shipwrights; Lee, Laurance, Harding and Stigant at four Dockyards; Chatham, Woolwich, Deptford and Portsmouth. R. C. Anderson undertakes an analysis of the Surveyor’s eight questions and responses of the Shipwrights with added historical context.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Navies | Shipbuilding & Design

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