Frame numbering; Naval vs Rest

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by BarendGrobler, Mar 9, 2018.

  1. BarendGrobler
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    BarendGrobler Junior Member

    Hey guys .
    I'm just wondering. Do any of you know why in Naval vessels, (generally) frame numbering is fore -aft, whereas commercial vessels are numbered aft - fwd? What's the history here ?
     
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