The ship model builder s assistant charles g davis. The Ship Model Builder's Assistant by Charles G. Davis 9780486255842 2019-03-18

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THE SHIP MODEL Builder's Assistant by Davis, Charles G.

the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. After initial chapters on varying types of ship models, including the built-up model and wooden-sail models, the author devotes individual chapters to the masting of ships, mastheads, the standing rigging, the running rigging, foot-ropes, the blocks, steering wheels, the ship's galley, pumps, ship ironwork, copper sheathing, the ground tackle, gun ports, boats, and davits. Книга, которая была в употреблении, но находится в хорошем состоянии. Out on the deck, just forward of this, where it could be seen through the windows by the man at the wheel, was the binnacle and forward of that, a skylight just behind the mizzenmast. It will remain a valuable addition to my reference library.

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THE SHIP MODEL Builder's Assistant by Davis, Charles G.

the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

I learned an incredible amount from this book. Also includes a wealth of details on deck furniture of various types of vessels from different periods. Enhanced with over 270 clear, detailed drawings of ships' components, this volume gives the model builder a deep understanding of the workings of a fully rigged and appointed sailing ship. The spine may show signs of wear. This covered house or decked-over part was ten feet long, fore and aft. Also includes a wealth of details on deck furniture of various types of vessels from different periods. The cooking was done on deck in sand-boxes, much the same way as the native small craft in the West Indies do to this day.

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The Ship Model Builder's Assistant

the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

It's also very affordable and filled with great illustrations. Instead of that she ran her bows up out of water. It is said that the peanut, a native of South America, found its way into the United States by way of Africa, having been carried by the slavers as food for the slaves. He includes as well invaluable tables and lists of data that offer opportunities to compare vital statistics on rigging, masting, and more. Большинство страниц без повреждений, с незначительным количеством загибов или надрывов и подчеркиваний карандашом, без выделений в тексте и надписей на полях. Indispensable for the serious model builder, this book offers hobbyists a true understanding of the masting, rigging, and most important fittings of American clipper ships and packet ships of the Great Age of Sail. It was predicted that she was going to founder by running her bows clean under water.

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Ship Model Builder's Assistant by Charles G. Davis (Paperback, 1989) for sale online

the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

They were the common wall-sided, flat-floored, bluff-bowed and heavy, square-transomed ships with which everyone was so familiar that they were just ships and nothing more. His lifelong love affair with the great ships of the past resulted in several classic works on ships and ship model building. Those immense blocks, that were all one man could lift, looked to us no bigger than beads and the heavy ropes rove through them, like threads. Access was had to the main deck by means of a steep ladder on each side, under two small, square hatchways in the poop deck. Forward and aft of the mizzenmast were skylights and then came a broad open space to the mainmast, broken only by a capstan placed about midway between the main and mizzenmasts. Also includes a wealth of details on deck furniture of various types of vessels from different periods.

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The Ship Model Builder's Assistant

the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

Between the forecastle and the quarter-deck, covering the gun-deck on frigates, were gangways, a narrow strip of deck along each side, just wide enough to cover the guns below and connecting the two so that the sail trimmers had free access fore and aft. This book, through its text and large number of drawings, illustrates in working detail the construction of the more important fittings of the ship, its masting and rigging. Enhanced with over 270 c Indispensable for the serious model builder, this book offers hobbyists a true understanding of the masting, rigging, and most important fittings of American clipper ships and packet ships of the Great Age of Sail. Former owner's name in ink inside front cover. The poop was usually built with full headroom, which might be between five and six feet, but when it was only three or four feet above the main deck, the ship was said to have a half-deck, and she became a half-deck ship. They had fore, main and after hatchways for loading and unloading cargo.

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The ship model builder's assistant (eBook, 1988) [chattykids.com]

the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

Минимальные следы износа на переплете. Indispensable for the serious model builder, this book offers hobbyists a true understanding of the masting, rigging, and most important fittings of American clipper ships and packet ships of the Great Age of Sail. The pioneer packets, the Black Ball Liners, of 1816, were small ships of only four hundred to five hundred tons. The twelfth volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society. The after house, raised some three feet above the quarter deck, was fitted with skylights and companionways and sometimes a couple of double-ended whale boats would be stowed on skids, one on either side, just forward of the mizzen rigging. This copy is from the Third Printing of 1977 of work originally published in 1926; end papers slightly browned, has bookplate of former pwner on front paste-down, lacks the brown paper dj New York: Edward W.

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the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

The author published this book originally in 1926, after having sailed in numerous ships over the previous four or five decades. A long, steep ladder led down from the forward end of this poop to the main deck and a short ladder led aft to the quarter deck, which ended near the after end of this after house with a ladder at each side in the alleyways. It also represents a treasury of important information for naval and social historians, sailing enthusiasts, and students of Americana. In all, The Ship Model Builder's Assistant offers a treasury of both descriptive and 'how-to' information essential to model builders and highly enlightening for all fascinated by the great sailing ships of America's past. Hint of edge and corner wear, gently bumped, overall a very crisp and clean used copy. Enhanced with over 270 clear, detailed drawings of ships' components, this volume gives the model builder a deep understanding of the workings of a fully rigged and appointed sailing ship.

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The ship model builder's assistant (eBook, 1988) [chattykids.com]

the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

The squat, lower transom disappeared, the rudder carrying up almost to the deck line, the after quarters were so lean and sharp. A fore-scuttle was forward of the foremast and a cuddy, aft, giving access to the after quarters. Davis was a well-known naval architect, shipbuilder, master seaman, racing yachtsman, and nautical chronicler. Very good condition; edges, corners, and covers of book show minor wear. Davis was a well-known naval architect, shipbuilder, master seaman, racing yachtsman, and nautical chronicler. Then came a capstan, a hatchway and the mainmast. Larger and larger ships replaced them until in 1843 they were of one thousand tons capacity.

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Ship Model Builder's Assistant : Charles G. Davis : 9780486255842

the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

Some of the larger packets, such as the famous Dreadnaught, launched in 1853, a 1400 ton ship, 200 feet long, 39 feet beam and 26 feet depth of hold, had a covered house clear across the stern. I found the book very educational. His lifelong love affair with the great ships of the past resulted in several classic works on ships and ship model building. To appreciate what the smaller, single-decked ship really was, one should look at some of the old whalers, as many merchantmen, when worn out from carrying heavy cargoes, have been sold and used for whaling; to float around under topsails, as an ocean tramp, for the remainder of their days. Everything about their construction had the massive appearance of the frigates from which they descended.

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The Ship Model Builder's Assistant by Charles G. Davis 9780486255842

the ship model builder s assistant charles g davis

On top of the main hatch, down on the main deck, just in front of the mainmast, was a cow-house lashed fast to ringbolts in the deck. These big, Maine-built ships were beauties and represented the last word in ship construction. After initial chapters on varying types of ship models, including the built-up model and wooden-sail models, the author devotes individual chapters to the masting of ships, mastheads, the standing rigging, the running rigging, foot-ropes, the blocks, steering wheels, the ship's galley, pumps, ship ironwork, copper sheathing, the ground tackle, gun ports, boats, and davits. It also represents a treasury of important information for naval and social historians, sailing enthusiasts, and students of Americana. Davis was a well-known naval architect, shipbuilder, master seaman, racing yachtsman, and nautical chronicler. Enhanced with over 270 clear, detailed drawings of ships' components, this volume gives the model builder a deep understanding of the workings of a fully rigged and appointed sailing ship. Very good in very good dust jacket with foxing and several tiny tears and chips.

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