USS Constitution a.k.a "Old Ironsides" Cross Section

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might be of interest- just downloaded 1926 film "Old Ironsides" . Not particularly historical, but interesting how old Hollywood reproduced the looks and workings 100 years ago
Where did you find that film?Sounds interesting.
 

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Where did you find that film?Sounds interesting.
you can find it on youtube:


Old Ironsides Music composed and performed by Keith Taylor-Piano Produced by James Cruze, Old Ironsides (1926) is a silent film starring Charles Farrell, Esther Ralston, Wallace Beery, and George Bancroft. This 11-reel silent film is set in the early part of the 19th century at the time of Stephen Decatur’s defeat of the Barbary pirates in Tripoli. The USS Constitution is sent out as part of an effort to deal with piracy in the Mediterranean. Loosely based on historical events, this high sea adventure is full of great battle scenes and romance.


Naval battle sequence from "Old Ironsides" (1926); starring Charles Farrell, Wallace Beery, Esther Ralston; set in the War with Tripoli circa 1804. The action is no doubt overly-hyper, yet here and there some small but nice historical touches interspersed amid the Hollywood-brand chaos and riot.

and an interesting documentary


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A group build is where several modelers build the same model from the same plans, and collaborate about the various builds through their build logs. HMS Blandford cross section is a group build here.
 
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A group build is where several modelers build the same model from the same plans, and collaborate about the various builds through their build logs. HMS Blandford cross section is a group build here.
Ah thanks. I somehow thought it was a collaboration wherethe various parts of a single build were completed by different builders and then put together appropriately. The more I think about it, the less feasible that sounds.
 

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If you look at the way modern cruise liners are built or even bigger military ships, they are group builds, maybe all from same manufacture, but multiple small sections assembled off hull and then brought together to build as final assembly.

This also helps in repairs at sea, as sections are not continuous and can be fixed or modified easier.
 
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