The Identification of Models of Men-Of-War Part I

By Gregory Robinson and R. C. Anderson, published May 1912


This paper is an introduction to an enquiry to identify ship-models from the period 1660 to c. 1720, when the practice of making models of ships of the Royal Navy became routine. While names have been assigned to many of these models, there is no evidence to justify these identifications. Of the three kinds of relevant evidence, the proportions of the hull, the decoration and the configuration of gunports, this paper deals with issues arising in using the first.

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

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