Minutes of Evidence, Appendices, and Index

Minutes of Evidence, Appendices, and Index

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...three-fourths of one inch on that vessel. Tim weight of these erections is about twentyfive tons, so that I gained about eight-and-a-half to ten tons by making a meaner ship. That is absolutely correct, and I will give you particulars afterwards of it, if you wish them. 4074. Give me them now by all means--I want to see them?--I have them here. The witness handed in the following letter: Ailsa Shipbuilding Company, Limited, Troon, 25ft May, 1905. Thomas Jack, Esq., Larne Harbour. Dear Mr. Jack, --As arranged. I consulted Lloyd's surveyor about the tonnage questions you wished answered, and they are as follows: --Q.--Are hatches included in the seven-tenths lengths?.-No. Q.--Was any allowance given in " Skeldon" for extra big hatches? A.--No. Q.--What is the difference in weight between A and B (" A" being " Skeldon " as built and " B " " Skeldon " with reduced gross, as shown in model and plan) T A.--Twenty-five tons. Q.--What is the difference of freeboard between A and B T A.--One and a half inches. Note.--If a very short bridge is retained at fore end of long quarter deck, as we have shown on the one-eighth (1th) inch scale plan, and as we are showing on the model, difference of freeboard would be only three-quarters of an inch, see sub-paragraph (c) page 66, Freeboard tables, as follows: --" The engine and boiler openings, if protected only by a raised quarter deck, will require an addition in freeboard, varying from one inch in vessels of fifteen feet moulded depth to two inches in vessels of twenty feet moulded depth. If with a small bridge-house in front of, but not covering, the openings, an addition of half the above amount." Q.--Finally, what would be freeboard A instead of B?...show more

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  • Paperback | 366 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 653g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236564081
  • 9781236564085