Details of Fittings: Capstan, rudder, bitts, catheads, partners, gratings, hatchways, ladders etc.

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In this topic we can collect drawings, information and details of all deck fittings


Main jeer capstan of HMS Neptune (1797 - 98), a 98-gun Second Rate three-decker

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Scale 1:24. Plan showing sections and elevations for the main jeer capstan of 'Neptune' (1797), a 98-gun Second Rate three-decker, as taken off at Deptford in 1796 prior to the ship's launch in January 1797.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Neptune_(1797)
http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/80117.html


Capstan for 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker (1783)

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Scale: 1:16. Plan showing the sections, plans and elevations for a large capstan for 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker warships. 29 May 1783
http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/382824.html


Capstan illustrating the fitting of the incline plate and lifters as designed by Mr. Plucknett (1801)

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Scale: 1:24. Plan showing the profile and plan of the capstan fitted to the Sheer Hulk at Deptford Dockyard, illustrating the fitting of the incline plate and lifters as designed by Mr. Plucknett. Signed by Edward Tippett [Master Shipwright, Deptford Dockyard, 1800-1803] - 15 September 1801
http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/86582.html



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Scale: 1:12, 1:4, and full size. Plan showing the elevation, top and base plan for the capstan; elevation of the winch; and the plan and elevation of the block and bush, as fitted to merchant ships. - 21 September 1848
http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/86611.html


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Scale: Unknown. A model of a double capstan displayed in an open-fronted display case with a horizontal shelf, made up of two slender planks, that separate the upper, from the lower, capstan. The model has been made from wood, stained and polished a light brown colour. It has been made in sections very similar to the depicted subject, the joints being either pegged or pinned. The model is mounted on its rotating point to the floor of the display case. The bottom of the upper capstan rests on the shelf, which here represents a stylised ship's deck. The case has been stained and polished a dark mahogany colour.
http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/68383.html


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Scale: 1:24. Plan showing the profile, plan and section to illustrate the method of working the chain pumps on H M Ships using the Capstan, as proposed by Mr. Edwards. Signed by John Edye [Assistant to Surveyor of the Navy]. 26 September 1820
http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/86643.html
 

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Some details of Chain Pump / Chain Pumps found at NMM


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Chain Pump (ZAZ6789) of Grafton (1771), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker.


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Scale: 1:24. Plan showing the profile, plan and section to illustrate the method of working the chain pumps on H M Ships using the Capstan, as proposed by Mr. Edwards. Signed by John Edye [Assistant to Surveyor of the Navy] (1820)


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No Scale. Plan showing a part section, part profile, and part plan of the upper deck for Indus (1839), an 80 gun, Third Rate, two-decker, illustrating the method in which the chain pumps were fitted. NMM, Progress Book, volume 6, folio 503, states that 'Indus' was fitted at Devenport Dockyard in 1844 as an 'Advance Ship' and was refitted at Devonport Dockyard in 1856-1857. However, there is no mention of such alterations to her prior or post these dates

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Six pieces of a chain pump, made from copper and a rivet. These were taken from HMS 'Victory' 1765. All of the chain links are severely discoloured


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Part of a chain pump - five copper links joined together (two still swivel). From the wreck of HMS 'Thetis' 1817. The pump is severely discoloured


https://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections.html#!csearch;searchTerm=chain_pump;start=0
 
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Dave, are there several drawings you can share with us others in the group building? bdw, informative drawing of the chain pump, thanks.
 

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Dave, are there several drawings you can share with us others in the group building? bdw, informative drawing of the chain pump, thanks.
The image is from the book series "Anatomy of the Ship" - "The 20-gun ship Blandford"
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To get an impression about these books take a look at the Book review of the Royal Caroline - the usual content is similar

 

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From the McGowen book details of the Capstans (Main jeer capstan and Fore capstan) and the Chain Pump of the HMS Victory in the year 1805

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Capstan shown in the book
THE HISTORY OF THE FRENCH FRIGATE 1650-1850
by Jean Boudriot & Hubert Berti

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The ships capstan of the french 12 pdr frigate La Belle Poule (1765) taken from the planset made by Jean Boudriot & Hubert Berti


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The ships capstan of the french 12 pdr frigate La Belle Poule (1765) taken from the planset made by Jean Boudriot & Hubert Berti


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Hello UWE, Yes I did find it after I dropped you my request yesterday. I do believe that it will give me every thing that I need. Do not have a lathe so will have to work around that little problem, ENJOY.
Regards Lawrence
 
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