The Rigging of Ships
Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch, and other European trading ships and warships were rigged, from the lower masts and bowsprit to the running rigging of the topsails and topgallants. Over 350 fine line drawings illustrate every rigging detail. 25 halftones.
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What a mast-erpiece: 'Most accurate ever' scale model of HMS Victory with Nelson and Hardy on deck set to fetch £30,000
Tim Davies, from Cranleigh, Surrey, has kept the model in his study for 15 years but has now decided to sell it to raise money to fund his grandchildren’s university education.
La Charente-Maritime. IMG130619_096_©_S.D/S.I.P_FR_JPG Compression.
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Ships of Scale
Ships of Scale features a Vast Model Ship Gallery with over 80 Model ships online from contributors all over the world. Detailed Build Logs such as the Santisima Trinidad, Sultana Colonial Schooner, and others are an example. Sign up for the Mailing List for Newsletters each month. Visit Ships of Scale Forum and Register. Start your own Build Log or just start a conversation with other Modelers like you! Introduce your talent and skills to the world! Building Scale Wooden Ships from kits…
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The 1967 Aircraft Carrier Fire That Nearly Killed John McCain
The 1967 fire aboard USS Forrestal killed 134 sailors, and was one of several deadly fires on American aircraft carriers in this era. Sen. John McCain, then a Navy lieutenant commander on the Forrestal, remembers this horrific day at sea.