Profusely illustrated with beautiful line drawings, the book reconstructs stage by stage the building of HMS Thunderer, a Third Rate 74-gun-ship-of-the-line. The authors places it’s construction within historical context with a look at the Georgian Shipyard.
- The Origin of the 74
- The Timber Trade in the Eighteenth Century
- The Purchase of Ships’ Store
- The Shipbuiders
- Draughts, Models and Mould Loft
- The Building 1
- The Building 2
- The Launch
- Furniture and Armament
The dust wrapper is clean, fresh and in near fine condition, with only very minor flaws.
The binding is tight.
Inside, the content is clean and unmarked and in fine condition.
Building the Wooden Fighting Ship
James Dodd & James Moore
- Chatham Publishing, 2005
- 10 x 10 in
- 128 pages