THE 20-GUN SHIP BLANDFORD
|Publisher||Naval Institute Press|
This interesting publication belongs to the world famous and popular "Anatomy of the Ship" series of books, which was released by the US Naval Institute to provide the naval history enthusiasts, ship model makers, naval architects and everyone who likes the sea and the ships, with the technical details and supporting illustrating materials relating to the construction and inner arrangement of historical vessels. The author of this volume, Peter Goodwin, who is recognized expert, performed a thorough research work which gave a truly perfect result - his publication starts with some necessary historical info on the development of the ship, followed by technical data on the construction, decoration and general layout, steering arrangements, armament, ground tackle and pumps, standing and running rigging of the ship, sails arrangement, mats and spars, boats. There are many photographs taken of the model and included in order to better illustrate the text. The regular and three-view drawings in the book address the general arrangement, construction of the internal and external hull, fittings, rigging, masts, boats etc., literally everything, there is no any part missed.
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