Some Heresies with Regard to Decks

By R.C. Anderson, published July 1919


In this matter of decks it seems to me that Mr. Robinson and Mr. Moore (” M.M.” 1, 178-182) have rather raised ghosts for the pleasure of laying them. According to the former, it is impossible to give a clear account of the development of the ship on the basis of three sub-divisions, forecastle, waist and aftercastle. ” To do it you have to fudge the ship’s account, fake her family tree.”

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

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