Method of stowage - ballast and ground tier in the hold etc.

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HMS Revenge was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 13 April 1805. Sir John Henslow designed her as one of the large class 74s; she was the only ship built to her draught. As a large 74, she carried 24-pounder guns on her upper gun deck, rather than the 18-pounder guns found on the middling and common class 74s

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Scale: 1:120. Plan showing the ballast and ground tier, and the middle and upper tier of the hoild for 'Revenge' (1805), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker. The plan illustrates the way the method of stowage compensated for the imbalance in the ship's trim and balance between 23 May 1823 and 10 May 1827. Signed by Sir Charles Burrard [Captain (seniroity 29 January 1822) of 'Revenge'] and William Walker [Master of 'Revenge'].
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines with modifications dating from 1798 and 1820, and the longitudinal half-breadth for building 'Revenge' (1805), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker at Chatham Dockyard. Note that this plan incorporates the alterations detailed on ZAZ1231, but also includes alterations to the head, quarterdeck and forecastle dating from 1798. The circular stern relates to alterations in 1820. Signed by John Henslow [Surveyor of the Navy, 1784-1806] and William Rule [Surveyor of the Navy, 1793-1813].
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile with alterations dated 1804, for building 'Revenge' (1805), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker at Chatham Dockyard.
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HMS Elephant was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy. She was built by George Parsons in Bursledon, Hampshire, and launched on 24 August 1786.
The Arrogant-class ships of the line were a class of twelve 74-gun third rate ships designed by Sir Thomas Slade for the Royal Navy.


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Scale: Graduated Bar Scale. Plan showing the iron ballast between the fore and after bulkheads, and a plan of the ground tier between the fore and after bulkheads illustrating the stores on Elephant (1786), a 74-gun, Third Rate, two-decker.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, stern board outline, sheer lines with inboard detail, and longitudinal half-breadth for Elephant (1786), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, as built at Bursledon by Mr George Parsons. The date on this plan is wrong, and is likely to be 1786 or 1787, as it shows the ship after her fitting. However, ZAZ1070 may be a copy of this plan, although the date and place of draughting has been omitted. Reverse: Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the quarterdeck & forecastle, upper deck gun deck (lower deck), and orlop deck for Elephant (1786), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile for Elephant (1786), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, as fitted after being cut down (razeed) to a 58-gun Fourth Rate Frigate at Portsmouth Dockyard. Signed by Nicholas Diddams [Master Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard, 1802-1823].
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the sheer lines with inboard detail, and longitudinal half-breadth for 'Elephant' (1786), a 74-gun, Third Rate, two-decker, as built by George Parsons at Bursledon. This plan may be a copy of ZAZ1247, which is stated as being draughted at the Navy Office, and has the erronious date February 1782. Signed by Robert J Caynes? or Haynes?.
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HMS Edgar was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, that saw service in the American Revolutionary, French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Launched in 1779, she fought in the battles of Cape St Vincent (in 1780) and Copenhagen (in 1801), two of the major naval engagements of the wars.

Edgar also saw service as flagship to two different admirals, and was the scene of a mutiny in 1808. After the end of her active career, she was employed as a prison ship before her 56-year life came to an end in 1835, when she was ordered to be broken up.

The Arrogant-class ships of the line were a class of twelve 74-gun third rate ships designed by Sir Thomas Slade for the Royal Navy.




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Scale: Graduated Bar Scale. A plan showing the layout of the iron ballast, and a plan illustrating the layout of the 'ground tier' of barrels, butts, hogsheads and half-hogsheads for 'Edgar' (1779), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, while under the command of Captain Adam Duncan (made Post in 1761). At this time the ship was acting as a Guard Ship at Portsmouth.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for building Cornwall (1761), Arrogant (1761), and Kent (1762), and later for Defence (1763), Edgar (1779), Goliath (1781), Vanguard (1787), Excellent (1787), Saturn (1786), Elephant (1786), Illustrious (1789), Bellerophon (1786), Zealous (1785), and Audacious (1785), all 74-gun Third Rate, two-deckers.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan with stern board decoration and name on the counter, sheer lines with inboard detail and figurehead, and longitudunal half-breadth for 'Edgar' (1779), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, as built and launched at Woolwich Dockyard.
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HMS Snake (1832) was a 16-gun brig-sloop launched in 1832 and wrecked in 1847.
HMS Serpent (1832) was a 16-gun brig-sloop launched in 1832. She was used as a target from 1857 and was broken up in 1861.




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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the stowage of ballast in the hold of the Serpent (1832), a 16-gun Brig. See ZAZ4443 for a dockyard copy of this plan.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing a section and plan illustrating the storage of tanks and casks of water and provisions in the main hold of Serpent (1832), a 16-gun Brig. This is a contemporary copy of ZAZ4441 drawn by R. A Newman, the master of HMS Serpent. Signed by Joseph Seaton [Master Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard, 1826-1835] and J. Fincham [Master Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard, 1835-1839].
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Scale: 1:48. Two plans stuck together. The top plan, dated circa January 1846, showing the sections and plan for Serpent (1832), a 16-gun Brig, illustrating the stowage in the hold for 500 boxes of treasure at Singapore in January 1846. The bottom plan, dated circa June 1843, illustrates the stowage in the hold for the tanks and ballast at Amoy in June 1843. The Serpent was in the East Indies between 1841 and 1846. Signed by Commander William Nevill [Captain of Serpent, 1841-1846]
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing a section and plan illustrating the storage of tanks and casks of water and provisions in the main hold of the Serpent (1832), a 16-gun Brig. See ZAZ4442 for a dockyard copy of this plan.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the lower deck for Snake (1832) and Serpent (1832), both 16-gun Brigs building at Limehouse by Fletcher and Fearnall. The later alterations in 1832 relate to Racer (1833), Wanderer (1835), Harlequin (1836), Ringdove (1833), Wolverine (1836), Sappho (1837) and Lily (1837) building at Royal Yards. Signed by William Symonds [Surveyor of the Navy, 1832-1848] - referring to the 1832 alterations.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile for building Snake (1832) and Serpent (1832), both 16-gun Second Class Brigs, at Limehouse by Messrs Fletcher & Fearnall. Initialled by Robert Seppings [Surveyor of the Navy, 1813-1832].
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Scale: 1:24. Plan showing the lower deck for building Snake (1832) and Serpent (1832), both 16-gun Second Class Brigs, at Limehouse by Messrs Fletcher & Fearnall. Initialled by Robert Seppings [Surveyor of the Navy, 1813-1832].
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HMS Winchester was a 60-gun Southampton-class sailing frigate of the Royal Navy. She was laid down in 1816 at Woolwich Dockyard, and launched on 21 June 1822. Although designed for 60 guns, she and the rest of the class carried 52 guns. From 1831 to 1861 she served in North America and South East Asia. In 1861 she became the training ship Conway at Liverpool, and from 1876 she was the training ship Mount Edgcumbe. She was sold in 1921.

The Southampton-class frigates launched from 1820 onwards were 52-gun sailing frigates of the fourth rate produced for the Royal Navy following the close of the Napoleonic War. They were designed in 1816 to carry sixty guns, but were completed with fifty-two guns only. The design, a joint effort by the Surveyors of the Navy, was modified from that of the Java launched in 1815.

A total of four ships were ordered on 23 May 1816, with two more in 1817 and 1818; however the last pair were delayed and were not launched until 1843 with a substantially altered armament. Two further ships were ordered to a very slightly enlarged version of this design in 1825, to have been built at Plymouth Dockyard as Liverpool and Jamaica, but were cancelled on 5 March 1829 without ever being laid down.



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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing a part plan of the hold for a 60-gun Frigate, similar to the Winchester (1822), a 60-gun, Fourth Rate Frigate, illustrating the stowage of ballast. Plan includes a code of explanation.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing a plan view of the hold as fitted to Winchester (1822), a 50-gun Fourth Rate Frigate. The plan illustrates the position of the tanks, provisions &c, and was altered to propose alternative stowage of the wet and dry provisions. This one of three views: see ZAZ1697 and ZAZ1698. NMM, Progress Book, volume 5, folio 196 states that 'Winchester' (1822) arrived at Chatham Dockyard on 14 August 1829 and sailed on 21 January 1830 after having her copper replaced and being fitted for sea. Later she arrived in Portsmouth Dockyard on 19 April 1846 and was docked on 12 February 1850 to be recoppered. She was undocked and sailed on 31 December 1850.

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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing sectional views of the hold as fitted to Winchester (1822), a 50-gun Fourth Rate Frigate. The plan illustrates the position of the tanks, provisions &c, and was altered to propose alternative stowage of the wet and dry provisions. This one of three views: see ZAZ1696 and ZAZ1698. NMM, Progress Book, volume 5, folio 196 states that 'Winchester' (1822) arrived at Chatham Dockyard on 14 August 1829 and sailed on 21 January 1830 after having her copper replaced and being fitted for sea. Later she arrived in Portsmouth Dockyard on 19 April 1846 and was docked on 12 February 1850 to be recoppered. She was undocked and sailed on 31 December 1850.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing an elevation of the main and fore hatches as fitted to Winchester (1822), a 50-gun Fourth Rate Frigate. The plan illustrates the position of the tanks, provisions &c, and was altered to propose alternative stowage of the wet and dry provisions. This one of three views: see ZAZ1697 and ZAZ1696. NMM, Progress Book, volume 5, folio 196 states that 'Winchester' (1822) arrived at Chatham Dockyard on 14 August 1829 and sailed on 21 January 1830 after having her copper replaced and being fitted for sea. Later she arrived in Portsmouth Dockyard on 19 April 1846 and was docked on 12 February 1850 to be recoppered. She was undocked and sailed on 31 December 1850.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan with half stern board outline, sheer line with some inboard detail, and longitudinal half-breadth for Winchester (1822), a 50-gun Fourth Rate Frigate. NMM, Progress Book, volume 5, folio 196 states that 'Winchester' (1822) arrived in Portsmouth Dockyard on 19 April 1846 and was docked on 12 February 1850 to be recoppered. She was undocked and sailed on 31 December 1850.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile with alterations to the stern for Southampton (1820), Worcester (1843), Portland (1822), Lancaster (1823), Winchester (1822), and Chichester (1843), all 60-gun Fourth Rate Frigates. The plan illustrates the layout of the riders, and the altered circular stern.

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Scale: 1:24. Plan showing the midship section for Southampton (1820); Worcester (1843); Portland (1822); Lancaster (1823); Winchester (1822); Chichester (1843), all 60-gun Fourth Rate Frigates. The plan illustrates the iron knees and riders, as well as the alterations dated 1829 and 1836.
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HMS Cruizer was a Snake-class ship sloop launched in 1828 for the British Royal Navy. The ship was built as a revival of the retired Snake-class ship-sloops. The Navy converted her to a brig in 1831, back to a ship in 1840, and sold her at Bombay in 1849.

The Snake-class ship-sloops were a class of four Royal Navy sloops-of-war built in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Though ships of the class were designed with the hull of a brig, their defining feature of a ship-rig changed their classification to that of a ship-sloop rather than that of a brig-sloop.

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No scale, possibly 1:48. Plan showing the hold, with the capacities of tanks, ballasts and casks, for the Cruizer (1828) [Cruiser], a flush-deck Ship Sloop when converted to a Brig Sloop. Signed by E. G. Fanshawe, Commander [Commission: 7 September 1844], and signed by George Andrews, Acting Master [Commission: 9 September 1844].
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plans, sheer lines and longitudinal half-breadth for building Childers (1827), Cruizer (1828), Favorite (1829), Hyacinth (1829), Racehorse (1830) and Hazard (1837), all 18-gun flush-decked Ship Sloops similar to the Cruizer (1797) brig. The plan was cut in two along the midship section and a new piece inserted for the proposed (and approved) lengthening for the last four ships and the alterations to the mast positions as a result. Signed by Robert Seppings [Surveyor of the Navy, 1813-1832].
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Scale: 1:24. Plan showing the midship section for Childers (1827), Cruizer (1828), Favorite (1829), Hyacinth (1829), Racehorse (1830) and Hazard (1837), all 18-gun flush-decked Ship Sloops as originally designed. Favorite (1829), Hyacinth (1829), Racehorse (1830) and Hazard (1837) were subsequently lengthened by 9 ft 6 inches. The plan also has alterations from 1826 and 1831.
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HMS Vernon was a 50-gun fourth rate launched in 1832. She became tender to the Navy's gunnery school HMS Excellent, and then the torpedo school ship in 1876. She was renamed HMS Actaeon in 1886 and sold in 1923.


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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the hold from the Fore Hold to the Shell Room, and two sections through the Fore Hold illustrating the stowage of ballast, tanks, shot, and barrels fitted onboard Vernon (1832), a 50-gun Fourth Rate, large Frigate. NMM, Progress Book, volume 6, folio 229, states that 'Vernon' was docked at Sheerness Dockyard on 29 October 1840, undocked on 10 November, and sailed on 14 March 1841 having been fitted for sea. Most of the money was spent on the rigging and stores.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the hold with platforms and sections, illustrating the stowage of ballast, barrels and tanks fitted on Vernon (1832), a 50-gun Fourth Rate, large Frigate. Signed by James Atkins [Master Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard, 1839-1848]. NMM, Progress Book, volume 6, folio 229, states that 'Vernon' was docked at Sheerness Dockyard on 29 October 1840, undocked on 10 November, and sailed on 14 March 1841 having been fitted for sea. Most of the money was spent on the rigging and stores.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the hold with platforms and sections, illustrating the stowage of ballast, barrels and tanks fitted on Vernon (1832), a 50-gun Fourth Rate, large Frigate. NMM, Progress Book, volume 6, folio 229, states that 'Vernon' was docked at Sheerness Dockyard on 29 October 1840, undocked on 10 November, and sailed on 14 March 1841 having been fitted for sea. Most of the money was spent on the rigging and stores.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the hold from the Bread Room to the After Hold, a section through the Spirit Room, and a section through the After Hold illustrating the stowage of ballast, tanks, and barrels as fitted onboard Vernon (1832), a 50-gun Fourth Rate, large Frigate. NMM, Progress Book, volume 6, folio 229, states that 'Vernon' was docked at Sheerness Dockyard on 29 October 1840, undocked on 10 November, and sailed on 14 March 1841 having been fitted for sea. Most of the money was spent on the rigging and stores.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the plan of the forward magazine and coal hole, a section through the coal hole, and a section through the fore hold illustrating the stowage of ballast, tanks and barrels fitted onboard Vernon (1832), a 50-gun Fourth Rate, large Frigate. NMM, Progress Book, volume 6, folio 229, states that 'Vernon' was docked at Sheerness Dockyard on 29 October 1840, undocked on 10 November, and sailed on 14 March 1841 having been fitted for sea. Most of the money was spent on the rigging and stores.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the hold with platforms, and sections, illustrating the stowage for Vernon (1832), a 50-gun Fourth Rate, large Frigate. Signed by William Symonds [Surveyor of the Navy, 1832-1848]. NMM, Progress Book, volume 6, folio 229, states that 'Vernon' was docked at Sheerness Dockyard on 29 October 1840, undocked on 10 November, and sailed on 14 March 1841 having been fitted for sea. Most of the money was spent on the rigging and stores.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan with stern board outline, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for Vernon (1832), a 50-gun Fourth Rate large Frigate. Signed by Oliver Lang [Master Shipwright, Woolwich Dockyard, 1826-1853]
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Scale: 1:48. A contemporary full hull model of the 50-gun frigate HMS ‘Vernon’ (1832) mounted on its original wooden baseboard. It is complete with stump masts and bowsprit, an enclosed waist with gratings, a double wheel (made from bone and brass) and a half bust figurehead finished in gold paint or leaf. The hull is shown with both the guns and port lids omitted and is painted copper below the waterline, with minimal decoration on the stern and quarter galleries. The ‘Vernon’ was built at Woolwich Dockyard and measured 176 feet in length by 44 feet in the beam and a tonnage of 1511. She was the first large ship designed by William Symonds in 1831, and due to the urgency of her construction she later developed serious dry rot and was eventually hulked as an accommodation ship in 1863. She later became the torpedo training ship at Portsmouth in 1876, renamed ‘Actaeon’ in 1886 and in 1916, was moved to Sheerness before eventually being broken up in 1922.
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HMS Vindictive was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 30 November 1813 at Portsmouth.

The Vengeur-class ships of the line were a class of forty 74-gun third rates, designed for the Royal Navy as a joint effort between the Surveyors of the Navy at the time. The Vengeur Class, sometimes referred to as the Surveyors' class of third rates, amongst other names, was the most numerous class of ships of the line ever built for the Royal Navy - forty ships being completed to this design. Due to some dubious practices, primarily in the commercial dockyards used for construction, this class of ships earned itself the nickname of 'Forty Thieves.'

Between 1826 and 1832, ten of these ships were cut down by one deck (raséed) to produce 50-gun "frigates". These were the Barham, Dublin, Alfred, Cornwall, America, Conquestador, Rodney (renamed Greenwich), Vindictive, Eagle and Gloucester. Planned similar conversions of the Clarence (renamed Centurion) and Cressy around this time were cancelled, but the Warspite was additionally converted along the same lines in 1837-1840.

Around 1845 four of these ships were converted into 'blockships', the then-current term for floating batteries, equipped with a steam/screw propulsion system and re-armed with 60 guns. In this guise some of them saw action during the Crimean War. The four were the Blenheim, Ajax, Hogue and Edinburgh. About ten years later, a further batch of five ships was similarly converted - this included the Russell, Cornwallis and Pembroke of this class (as well as the Hawke and Hastings of other designs).


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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing sections through Station 'c', Station 'b', and Station 'a', and a plan of the hold for Vindictive (1813), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, cut down to a 50-gun Frigate and fitted for sea. The plan illustrates the stowage of the tanks and ballast in the hold. Signed by Richard Blake [Master Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard, 1835-1844].
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the manner of stowage on a flat to be laid on the lower deck beans in the hold of Vindictive (1813), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, as cut down to a 50-gun Frigate and later converted to a Storeship at Portsmouth Dockyard for Fernando Po. The flat was to hold the full number of tanks required for about one thousand bags of bread. Signed by Henry Cradock [Master Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard, 1861-1869]
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Scale: 1:48. An office copy of a plan showing the inboard profile for Vindictive (1813), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, as cut down to a 50-gun Frigate and later converted to a Storeship at Portsmouth Dockyard for Fernando Po. Plan ZAZ1864 is the original plan from which this was copied.
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Scale: 1:48. Contemporary copy of a plan showing the body plan, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for 'Conquestadore' (1810), 'Armada' (1810), 'Vigo' (1810), 'Cressey' (1810), 'La Hogue' (1811), 'Vindictive' (1813), 'Poictiers' (1809), 'Vengeur' (1810), 'Edinburgh' (1811), 'Dublin' (1812), 'Duncan' (1811), 'Indus' (1812), 'Rodney' (1809), 'Cornwall' (1812), 'Redoutable' (1815), 'Anson' (1812), 'Agincourt' (1817), 'Ajax' (1809), 'America' (1810), 'Barham' (1811), 'Benbow' (1813), 'Berwick' (1809), 'Blenheim' (1813), 'Clarence' (1812), 'Defence' (1815), 'Devonshire' (1812), 'Egmont' (1810), 'Hercules' (1815), 'Medway' (1812), 'Pembroke' (1812), 'Pitt' (1816), 'Russell' (1822), 'Scarborough' (1812), 'Stirling Castle' (1811), 'Wellington' (1816), 'Mulgrave' (1812), 'Gloucester' (1812), all 74-gun Third Rate, two-deckers. The plan includes alterations for a rounded bow and circular stern.
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Scale: 1:32. A contemporary full hull plank on frame model of a 74-gun third-rate ship (circa 1813–17), fully rigged including the sails stowed on the yards. This large scale and highly detailed model is said to have been built by the Portsmouth shipwright Henry Bolitho ‘bolt for bolt, timber for timber’. As with the rigging, which was added in about 1830, the numerous fittings such as the stowed hammocks, anchors, boats and guns are of the highest quality. The hull can be dated within narrow limits by the fact that is has the round bow of 1811 but not the round stern of 1817. Therefore the model is likely to represent a Portsmouth-built ship and the two possibilities are the ‘Vindictive’ of 1813 or the ‘Pitt’ of 1817. The measurements of 176 feet along the gun deck by 48 feet in the beam and an approximate tonnage of 1750 would fit either ship.
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HMS Tyne (1826) was a 28-gun sixth rate launched in 1826, converted to a storeship in 1848 and sold for breaking in 1862.


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Scale 1:48. Plan showing hold and sections illustrating the distribution of ballast and stowage for Tyne (1826), a 28-gun, Sixth Rate vessel in the second Experimental Cruise 14th June 1827. Ballast has colour code reference. NMM, Progess Book, volume 6, folio 549, states that 'Tyne' arrived at Portsmouth Dockyard on 28 April 1827 and was docked on 7 May. She was undocked a day later having had arris pieces fitted to the sides of the main keel, and sailed on 4 June having been fitted. 'Tyne' was next in Portsmouth between 27 September and 6 October 1827 having defects rectified.

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Scale 1:48.Plan showing the hold section, illustrating the ballast layout for 30th July 1828 for Tyne (1826), a 28-gun, Sixth Rate vessel. NMM, Progess Book, volume 6, folio 549, states that 'Tyne' arrived at Portsmouth Dockyard on 28 April 1827 and was docked on 7 May. She was undocked a day later having had arris pieces fitted to the sides of the main keel, and sailed on 4 June having been fitted. 'Tyne' was next in Portsmouth between 27 September and 6 October 1827 having defects rectified.
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Scale 1:48. Plan showing the hold section, illustrating the ballast layout for July 1828 for Tyne (1826), a 28-gun, Sixth Rate vessel. The plan includes a table of weight for tanks, cables, and anchors. NMM, Progess Book, volume 6, folio 549, states that 'Tyne' arrived at Portsmouth Dockyard on 28 April 1827 and was docked on 7 May. She was undocked a day later having had arris pieces fitted to the sides of the main keel, and sailed on 4 June having been fitted. 'Tyne' was next in Portsmouth between 27 September and 6 October 1827 having defects rectified.
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Scale 1:24. Plan showing the section for section for Tyne (1826), Conway (1831), Imogen (1832) [under old name of Pearl], all 28-gun, Sixth Rate vessels.
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Scale 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines with some framing detail, and longitudinal half breadth for building Tyne (1826), a 28-gun, Sixth Rate at Woolwich Dockyard. Signed Robert Seppings. (Surveyor of the Navy)
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Scale 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile plan for Tyne (1826), Imogen (1831), Conway (1832), all 28-gun Sixthe Rate Vessels for building at Woolwich Dockyard, Pembroke Dockyard and Chatham Dockyard respectively. Annotation on front in pencil: "To Have trussing between ports and some iron diagonal riders in the hold."
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HMS Phaeton (1848), a 32-pounder armed sailing frigate launched in 1848, was converted in 1859 to screw propulsion.



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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the hold with sections through stations at A, B, C, D illustrating the barrel stowage, magazine, water tanks and stores for Phaeton (1848), a 50-gun large Frigate. The ship was built at Deptford but completed at Sheerness Dockyard. The plan includes a table of powder, shot, ballast and water quantities. Signed by Samuel Read [Master Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard, 1848-?] and G? Penney [possibly a shipwright at Sheerness]
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the orlop deck illustrating the details of the store rooms for Phaeton (1848), a 50-gun large Frigate. The ship was built at Deptford but completed at Sheerness Dockyard. Signed by Samuel Read [Master Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard, 1848-?] and G? Penney [possibly a shipwright at Sheerness]

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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan with half stern board detail, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for Phaeton (1848), a 50-gun large Frigate. The plan includes the dimensions for when she was designed, the 'as built' dimensions, and the dimensions for when she was lengthened to include a screw in 1859. The plan includes the alterations to the stern for the screw. The lower right corner is missing, but none of the draught detail.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile with details for Phaeton (1848), a 50-gun large Frigate. The ship was built at Deptford but completed at Sheerness Dockyard. Signed by Samuel Read [Master Shipwright, Sheerness Dockyard 1848-?]
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Also very interesting: illustration of the fitting of guns to fire over the bow and stern of the launch

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No scale. Plan showing a part elevation and plan for the bow and stern of the launch for Phaeton (1848), a 50-gun, Fourth Rate Frigate, illustrating the fitting of guns to fire over the bow and stern. Signed by George Elliot [Captain, RN, seniority 4 December 1849] Captain of Pheaton. Drawn by C. P. Coles [Cowper Coles, Lieutenant of Phaeton, seniority 5 December 1849].
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HMS Leander (1848) was a 50-gun fourth rate launched in 1848. She was converted to screw propulsion in 1861 and was sold in 1867.


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Fixing the Boats and launches with spares (ZAZ6965)

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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the plan and sections for the hold as fitted on Leander (1848), a large 50-gun Frigate. The plan includes tables of water stowage, ballast stowage, shell stowage, and provisions details. Signed by John Fincham [Master Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard, 1844-1852] Signed by D Warders [unknown, but possibly the draughtsman or examiner]
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the fore, middle and after platform decks (orlop) as fitted on Leander (1848), a large 50-gun Frigate. The plan illustrates the various store rooms including the Spirit Room, Boatswain's Store and Carpenter's Store, lockers, cable tier and magazines. Signed by John Fincham [Master Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard, 1844-1852] Signed by D Warders [unknown, but possibly the draughtsman or examiner]
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile and fittings as fitted on Leander (1848), a large 50-gun Frigate. The plan includes faint pencil annotations relating to her 1860-1 conversion to a screw frigate. Signed by John Fincham [Master Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard, 1844-1852] Signed by D Warders [unknown, but possibly the draughtsman or examiner]
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Lines (ZAZ7827)

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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing a section and part plan for large Frigates (50-60 gun), illustrating the method of stowing the ballast. Signed by Thomas Atkinson [one-time Master on Victory for Admiral Nelson, now First Master Attendant, Portsmouth Dockyard], and John Gaze [Second Master Attendant, Portsmouth Dockyard].
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HMS Britannia 1759 ?

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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing a section taken at the fore part of the main hatch, and the plan view showing the stalls on Britannia, a Transport as fitted to carry horses to Emden in 1759. This plan also includes two reference keys referring to stowage, ballast and the construction of the stalls.
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HMS Asia was an 84-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 19 January 1824 at Bombay Dockyard.[1]
She was Codrington's flagship at the Battle of Navarino.

The Canopus-class ships of the line were a class of nine 84-gun two-deck second rates of the Royal Navy. Their design was based on an enlarged version of the lines of the captured French ship Franklin, since commissioned in the Royal Navy as HMS Canopus, although this ship herself was not included as a member of the class. The earlier ships were initially ordered as 80-gun third rates, but this classification was altered by changes in the rating system in February 1817. This class of ships is sometimes referred to as the Formidable class.


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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing a section taken at the fore part of the main hatch, and the plan view showing the stalls on Britannia, a Transport as fitted to carry horses to Emden in 1759. This plan also includes two reference keys referring to stowage, ballast and the construction of the stalls.
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Scale: 1:24. Plan showing the midship section and section through an unknown Station, for Asia (1824) and later Vengeance (1824), both 84-gun Second Rate, two-decker. The plan illustrates the manner of fixing the deck beams and timbers to the sides.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for Asia (1824) and Bombay (1828), both 84-gun Second Rate, two-deckers. The body plan was taken from the captured French Second Rate Canopus (ex Le Franklin). The plan, with alterations dated 1821 to 1826, was later used for Vengeance (1824), Thunderer (1831), Monarch (1832), and Powerful (1826), all 84-gun Second Rate, two-deckers. The plan is stamped 'Chatham Dockyard, 18 December 1917', which may refer to when Ganges was altered and renamed Tenedos III.
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Scale 1:48. A plan showing the inboard profile, with modifications dated 1821, for 'Bombay' (1828), 'Asia' (1824), 'Powerful' (1826), 'Formidable' (1825), 'Vengeance' (1824), 'Monarch' (1832), 'Thunderer' (1831), and 'Clarence' (1827), all 84-gun Second Rate, two-deckers.
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The fifth HMS Mars (1794), was a 74-gun third rate, launched in 1794. She took part in the Spithead mutiny in 1797 and the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. She was broken up in 1823.

The Mars-class ships of the line were a class of two 74-gun third rates of the large class, designed for the Royal Navy by Sir John Henslow.

The two ships of the Mars class were the first large 74s since the Valiant class of 1759, carrying the heavier armament of 24 pdrs on their upper decks, as opposed to the 18 pdrs of the middling and common classes.




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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the ballast as stowed between the after bulkhead and foremost bulkhead in March 1803 on 'Mars' (1794), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, while at Plymouth Dockyard undergoing 'Middling Repairs' between September 1802 and April 1803.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for building 'Mars' (1794) and 'Centaur' (1797), both 74-gun Third Rate, two-deckers. This plan superceeded the draught sent on 24 June 1788.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile for 'Mars' (1794) and 'Centaur' (1797), both 74-gun Third Rate, two-deckers.
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HMS Edgar (1779), a 74-gun Third Rate

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Scale: Graduated Bar Scale. A plan showing the layout of the iron ballast, and a plan illustrating the layout of the 'ground tier' of barrels, butts, hogsheads and half-hogsheads for 'Edgar' (1779), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, while under the command of Captain Adam Duncan (made Post in 1761). At this time the ship was acting as a Guard Ship at Portsmouth.
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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for 'Arrogant' (1761), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker. This plan was proposed (and approved) as the basis for building 'Edgar' (1779) at Woolwich Dockyard, and 'Goliath' (1781) and later 'Vanguard' (1787) at Deptford Dockyard. Signed by John Williams [Surveyor of the Navy, 1769-1784] and Edward Hunt [Surveyor of the Navy, 1778-1784].
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HMS Atholl (1820)

The Atholl-class corvettes were a series of fourteen Royal Navy sailing sixth-rate post ships built to an 1817 design by the Surveyors of the Navy. A further four ships ordered to this design were cancelled.

Non-standard timber were used in the construction of some; for example, the first pair (Atholl and Niemen) were ordered built of larch and Baltic fir respectively, for comparative evaluation of these materials; the three ships the East India Company built,(Alligator, Termagant and Samarang), were built of teak. Nimrod was built of African timber.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atholl-class_corvette

Built of larch. Plan ZAZ4855 suggests that she was brig-rigged unlike the rest of her class, which were proper sloops.


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Fitting the magazine with copper to protect the powder from the wet and rats


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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing a plan and section for fitting the magazine with thin copper to protect the powder from the wet and rats for 'Courageux' (1800), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, building at Deptford Dockyard.
'Courageux' (1800) (ZAZ0954)



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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the inboard profile with riders for 'Courageux' (1800), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, building at Deptford Dockyard.

from wikipedia:
HMS Courageux was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 26 March 1800 at Deptford. She was designed by Sir John Henslow as one of the large class 74-gun ships, and was the only ship built to her draught. Unlike the middling and common class 74-gun ships, which carried 18-pounder long guns, as a large 74-gun ship, Courageux carried 24-pounders on her upper gun deck.

On 1 January 1804 a convoy of leaving Portsmouth for the West Indies. On 1 February 43 vessels returned to Plymouth, together with their escort, Courageux.

In mid-1804, Courageaux escorted a convoy from St Helena back to Britain. The convoy consisted of the East Indiamen City of London, Ceylon, Calcutta, and Wyndham, two vessels from the South Seas, Lively and Vulture, and the ship Rolla, which had transported convicts to New South Wales. On the way the convoy ran into severe weather with the result that Prince of Wales, which had also left St Helena with the rest, foundered with the loss of all on board; this had been her maiden voyage.

In 1806 and 1807 Courageux is known to have been under the command of James Bissett.

Shortly after the outbreak of the War of 1812, on 12 August, Courageaux shared in the seizure of several American vessels: Cuba, Caliban, Edward, Galen, Halcyon, and Cygnet.



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