18th century three mast ship

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  1. redamon98
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    redamon98 Junior Member

    I want to build a three mast ship like the ones in the 18th century and I don't know how:(. If anyone knows how plese help!:D
     
  2. souljour2000
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    souljour2000 Senior Member

    put down the pipe for awhile and hang around in here for abit..and you never know...you might learn something...maybe even how to build a three-mast schooner...:D
     
  3. peter radclyffe
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    peter radclyffe Senior Member

    j j

    heres one we built in ireland, you'll need
    1.one thousand tons of timber, iroko, pine, larch, oak,
    2.100 tons of steel
    3.50 tons of lead
    4.150 people
    5.4 years,
    5.gaffer tape
     
  4. peter radclyffe
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    peter radclyffe Senior Member

    Jeanie Johnston Irish Sailing Ship -- Home Page - [ Traduci questa pagina ]Jeanie Johnston 19th century replica sailing ship, operates as a Sail Training vessel, a Famine History Museum and a Corporate Entertainment venue.
     
  5. Guest62110524

    Guest62110524 Previous Member

    you forgot the Bowler hat Pete
    and
    7 hundred weight copper fastenings
    hogshead rum each day
    firken beer ration
    (firken was an official measure)
     
  6. Landlubber
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    Landlubber Senior Member

    ...sorry mate, too bloody cold where you like to build a boat like that.....just drink the rum and I am sure you will get better ideas.....
     
  7. redamon98
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    redamon98 Junior Member

    Thanks for your replies
     

  8. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    You have to be more specific. There were hundreds of designs in that era.
     
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