Diagonal Iron Plates

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

All vessels of 170 feet in length and upward, to have Diagonal Iron Plates closely inserted outside the frames, at an angle of not less than forty-five degrees, their lower ends pointing to the after end of the keel in the afterbody, and to the fore end in the forebody, four pairs crossing each other amidship, and to extend from the upper side of deck beams to two feet below floor heads amidship, and to the same perpendicular height forward and aft, measured from the lower part of keel. Plates to be not over six feet apart and fastened with one bolt to each frame. The size of plates to be not less than as follows, viz:

Vessels of 170 to 190 feet in length, 4 x inch
190 to 220 4 x 5/8 inch.
220 to 250 4 x inch.

 


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