Author Results for Edward Cuff

An Epoch in Models

By Edward Cuff

This paper is an introduction to the collection of 52 half block models of warships held in the Naval Architecture Department of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich. The models span the years between 1860 and 1910, marking a time of massive development in the design and construction of warships and the change from broadsides to […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Ship Models & Figureheads | Shipbuilding & Design

Naval Inventions of Charles, Third Earl Stanhope, 1753-1816

By Edward Cuff

Lord Stanhope invented and patented several inventions in 1790 for improved vessel design and propulsion as well as a minesweeping scheme. Four of these inventions are described and illustrated. The first is a device called a vibrator, a precursor to the paddlewheel for ship propulsion. The second is a replacement for the 74 gun ship […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design