All the World's Battleships - 1906 to the Present by I. Sturton

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Author) 21. A small cutter of circa 1750 carrying a large mainsail, a topsail with its spreadyard, the topgallant sail set flying, and a foresail and jib. The detail is taken from Shipping in Light Airs in the Tham es Estuary by Charles Brooking. (Author) 41 22. A port bow view of a naval cutter of around 1785 showing an improv ed and standardised rig. The spread-yard by this period had been omitted and the foot of the topsail spread on the square sail yard. The longer topga llant mast was stepped afore the lower mast head and supported by shrouds rigged through rigging spreaders.

33 . 0 tfjlTtJn1/ _ _ ~2 . 0 tfJ nrtr/. U' yo t. 7 e{ 6 L1- 7· 1 A1 /1 45 A Lines and gene ral arrangement '\ 1/2 Sheer and profile A1/2 A1/3 Halt-breadth plan NB This draught is based on the Rattlesnake ( 1777) a sister vesse l to the Alert. Of particular note are the modificat ions which are indicated by the ticked lines. These improvemen ts included the add ition of a fifth deadeye and a longer 'c hannel. Other mod ifications entailed moving the third gunp ort further forward and making all gunpor ts square.

First tull ock Lower deck (or fore platform) beam Thickstuff over first fullo ck heads Upper deck beam Beam shelf Deck clamp ~/ ~ : ~ 38.. 37 ____________ I : : : I : : -: 2.. 3 4. ~ 6. 0 :::£-_ - 19 84/5 - - - 17 18 61 8 Hull constructio n 84/6 84 /6 Main frame bend at st atio n '4 ' looking aft (1/64 sc ale ) 84 /7 Cant frame bend at station ' K' looking forward (1/64 scale) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Second Iuttock Chock or anchor piece Topt imb er Keelson Floor timb er (or long timb er) Hog or rising wood Keel First Iuttock Cross chock Relative position of the keel at the dead flat Toptimber Chock or anchor piece First Iuttock Cross chock Keelson Hog or rising wood Keel Floor timber Second full ock Plain scarph Lengthening piece 1.

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