Must Have Book Series

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Must Have Book Series

Postby JosephH » Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:45 am

I just found a must have book series. it is called The Seventy-Four Gun Ship Vol.1-3 by Jean Bouroit english translation by David H Roberts published 1986

They cover basically frigate type construction on up and it is brought down to more laymen type terms making even an idiot like me to understand it a lot easier than other more technical manuals.

Vol 1 covers Hull construction with billions of pictures to make it super easy to understand. each item he covers he provides several illustrations showing what he is talking about

Vol 2 Covers Hull Fittings and is just like vol 1 with illustrations

and Vol 3 Covers rigging etc and is the same tons of pictures. I highly reccommend this series of books
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Re: Must Have Book Series

Postby zoly99sask » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:53 am

The fourth volume, Manning – Shiphandling, describes the officers and crew, their work, lifeon board, ship-handling, naval evolutions and operations, navigation, and colours and signals. There are also tables, a general vocabulary and a useful bibliography.

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