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The ship-Builder’s assistant; or, marine architecture. Containing I. The Method of Extracting the Square and Cube Roots, Geometry and Mensuration: Wherein all the rules necessary for measuring Plank, Timber, and finding the Tunnage of ships, are laid down in a very plain and conspicuous Manner; and illustrated by proper Examples. II. Observations on the Nature and Value of Timber; with a New Method of procuring it in the necessary Forms for Ship-Building. III. The Method of Drawing the Plans of Ships, and moulding their Timbers; together with all the practical rules necessary to be observed in Building the Hulls of all Sorts of Ships. To which is added, the Scantling or Mensuration of Ships Timbers. IV. Directions for making the Masts and Yards of a just Proportion to the Ship, and also to one another, both with regard to Length and Thickness. With Tables of the Weights and Sizes of Anchors and Cables, according to the New Establishment. ...

London: Printed for W. and J. Mount, T. Page & Son, on Tower-Hill, 1755.
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The ship-Builder’s assistant; or, marine architecture. Containing I. The Method of Extracting the Square and Cube Roots, Geometry and Mensuration: Wherein all the rules necessary for measuring Plank, Timber, and finding the Tunnage of ships, are laid down in a very plain and conspicuous Manner; and illustrated by proper Examples. II. Observations on the Nature and Value of Timber; with a New Method of procuring it in the necessary Forms for Ship-Building. III. The Method of Drawing the Plans of Ships, and moulding their Timbers; together with all the practical rules necessary to be observed in Building the Hulls of all Sorts of Ships. To which is added, the Scantling or Mensuration of Ships Timbers. IV. Directions for making the Masts and Yards of a just Proportion to the Ship, and also to one another, both with regard to Length and Thickness. With Tables of the Weights and Sizes of Anchors and Cables, according to the New Establishment. ... Library Average
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