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An Outline of Ship Building, theoretical and practical

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  • An Outline of Ship Building, theoretical and practical

An Outline of Ship Building, theoretical and practical

Wilson, Theodore D.
New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1878

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  • Description

Description

by Theodore D. Wilson

New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1878

ppxvi 398. illustrated with folding plans and text drawings and diagrams

a standard 19th century shipbuilding text designed for the use of officers in the United States Navy, and drawing on the work of Rankine, Scott Russell, Fincham, and others

divided into four sub-sections: Naval Architecture, ‘Laying Down and Taking off’ ships, Ship-Building, Mast & Spar-Making, plus a vocabulary of terms used

most of the folding plates have strengthening paper tape repairs to the folds, otherwise a good copy in a modern cloth binding

a modern reprint of this work has recently been issued, but original editions are scarce