Shipbuilding Cyclopedia : A Reference Book covering Definitions of Shipbuilding Terms, Basic Design, Hull Specifications, Planning and Estimating, Ships Rigging and Cargo Handling Gear, Tables of Displacement of Commodities...


WEBSTER, F.B., (ed.). Shipbuilding Cyclopedia : A Reference Book covering Definitions of Shipbuilding Terms, Basic Design, Hull Specifications, Planning and Estimating, Ships Rigging and Cargo Handling Gear, Tables of Displacement of Commodities, Arrangement and Working Drawings of Modern Vessels, and a Composite Catalogue of Marine Equipment. F.B. Webster, editor. J.L. Bates, S.M. Phillips, A.H. Haag, associate editors. New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, (1920). Pp. (6),1-1,119,(3), with numbered folding plates and charts. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, heavy black leather boards with gilt titles to front and spine.

Contents:
Definitions and Index;
Basic Design;
Hull Specifications;
Planning and Estimating;
Ship's Rigging and Cargo Handling Gear;
Table of Unit Displacement of Commodities;
Midship Sections and General Arrangement Plans;
Strength Calculations; Lines;
Blocking and Staging;
Keel and Longitudinals;
Shell Expansions;
Floors;
Inner Bottom;
Stern;
Chain Locker;
Framing;
Stern Frame;
Spectacle Frame;
Stringers;
Bulkheads;
Girders and Pillars;
Decks;
Hawse Pipe;
Stern Tube;
Foundations;
Bitts and Mooring Pipes;
Chocks;
Propeller;
Shafting;
W.T. Doors;
Raised W .T. Manhole;
Hatches;
Skylight Lifting Gear;
Accommodation Ladder;
Ladders and Stairs;
Gratings;
Fixed Lights;
Rudder;
Deck Houses;
Joiner Work and Furniture;
Masts and Spars;
Piping Plans;
Tanks;
Uptakes and Smoke Stack;
Ventilation;
Electrical Installations;
Voice Tubes and Call Bells;
Engine Telegraphs,
Direction Indicators, and Revolution Counter;
Ash Hoist;
Engineer's Workshop;
Engineer's Storeroom;
Refrigerating Installation;
Boat Stowage;
Stabilizer Arrangement;
Standard Fittings;

Catalog Section;
Alphabetical;
Trade Name Index;
Directory of Products.

Expertly repaired by Legge Conservation Services, December 2007, with the following repairs made: Damaged edges of foldouts repaired or trimmed; loose pages repaired and reattached; endpapers replaced; rebacked with hollow and new linen head and tail bands; multiple layers of tape removed from binding; old brittle leather lifted from all edges and replaced with cowhide; old spine reattached; leather refurbished with paste, black dye and leather treatment.

A very nice copy. 800.00

Title: Shipbuilding Cyclopedia : A Reference Book covering Definitions of Shipbuilding Terms, Basic Design, Hull Specifications, Planning and Estimating, Ships Rigging and Cargo Handling Gear, Tables of Displacement of Commodities...

Author Name: WEBSTER, F.B., ed. BATES, J.L., associate editor PHILLIPS, S.M., associate editor HAAG, A.H., associate editor

Categories: 65,

Publisher: Simmons-Boardman, New York, 1920,: 1920

Seller ID: 76670

Keywords: NAUTICAL REFERENCE SHIPBUILDING HULLS RIGGING NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AMERICAN HISTORY INDUSTRIAL SHIPS,