- Feb 1, 2022
In 1812 at the Battle of Plattsburgh several 70 tons gunboats were involved, usually maned with 40 menIt looks like a big canoe with masts and sails.
Thanks for the info!In 1812 at the Battle of Plattsburgh several 70 tons gunboats were involved, usually maned with 40 men
There is a drawing published by Howard Chapelle in his "History of the American Sailing Navy" showing such a gunboat
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Vineyard Sound BoatDetail of Ship Plan ASSC-62The Smithsonian's collection of watercraft plans, maintained by the History of Technology Division of the National Museum of American History, is a valuable resource for the maritime historian, the student of naval architecture, other scholars, the...americanhistory.si.edu
Thanks for the offer, I will call on you if i get stuck. So far I have been able to follow along based on the drawings.Hi Leroy,
If you want I can translate Amati's instructions for you.
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