THE GHOST SHIP If you've often considered building a model ship, but find yourself hesitant to assemble the eighty or ninety quadrillion pieces they usually involve, then you might enjoy building this trusty old vessel. The assembly has been kept as simple as possible, while retaining the characteristics of an authentic sailing ship. And did I mention it's haunted?
Ship Models by Charles Davis Complete, step-by-step instructions for building schooners, galleons, clipper ships, more. Includes scale plans for 1846 clipper ship Sea Witch. Excellent guide for both the novice and the practiced woodworker — from the first steps in selecting proper materials to final task of painting the model. Over 150 photographs.
The French linear 74-gun ship "Le Rivoli" Was constructed in 1800 and within a year was captured by the English fleet in battle. The English made drawings of and carefully studied the design of Rivoli. Subsequently English ship building techniques adopted many of the French technologies used in Rivoli.