Frames

Table of Contents



Title Page
Rules Etc.
Frames
Assistant Keelsons
Rider Keelsons
Bilge Strakes
Transoms
Breast Hooks and Pointers
Arches
Ceiling
Outside Plank
Diagonal Iron Plates
Beams and Fastenings
Knees
Hold Stanchions
Dead Rise
Chain Plates
Centreboard Case
Limbers
Mast Steps
Rudder Case
Covering Board
Pumps
Shifting Boards
Salting
Ventilators
Water-Tight Bulk-Heads
Solid Floors
Through-Bolts
Bishop Arches
Bowsprits
Garboard Strakes
Degrees of Classification
Measurement
Rule for Calculating
Description of Timber and Plank Allowed to be used in Various Parts of Lake Sail Vessels and Propellers to Class A 1
A Table of Minimum Dimensions of Timber to be Used in Building Sail and Steam Vessels
A Table of Minimum Thickness of the Outside Plank of Sail and Steam Vessels
A Table of Minimum Thickness of the Inside Plank of Sail and Steam Vessels
A Table of Minimum Sizes of Bolts to be Used in Fastening Sail and Steam Vessels
A Table of Minimum Sizes of Chains, Anchors, etc., Adapted to the Tonnage of Lake Sail Vessels Weight of Anchors to be Exclusive of Stocks
Table of Illustrations

The parts of each frame must either be bolted or tree-nailed together, and the laps in vessels of 200 tons and upward shall not be less than two feet six inches, and joints well fitted. Each frame to be secured to the keel by three bolts, one bolt through the floor and keel, and the others through the keelson floor and keel.

The butts of the timbers to be close, and must not be less in thickness than one-third of the entire moulding at that place, to be well chocked with anchor chocks. When the ends of timbers are full size, chocks are dispensed with.

Chocks between frames may be used instead of solid frames but the chocks must not be less than three feet in length, and not less than two and not more than three inches thick. But in no case can a reduction of size or increase of space between centres of frames be allowed. The cant frames must be framed square with the planking, and must be stepped into the dead wood and bolted through.

 


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