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a 40-Gun Frigate at the instant previous to her Launching:

Representation of

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THE

SHIPWRIGHT'S

VAD E - MECUM:

A CLEAR AND FAMILIAR INTRODUCTION

TO THE

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

OF

SHIP-BUILDING:

INCLUDING THE MORE COMPLEX

RULES OF ARITHMETIC MADE USE OF IN THAT ART;

WITH SO MUCH OF THE PRINCIPLES OF

PRACTICAL GEOMETRY AND MENSURATION

AS ARE REQUIRED IN THE PRACTICE THEREOF.

ALSO,

A DESCRIPTION OF THE SLIDING RULE;

RULES FOR THE

ADMEASUREMENT OF TIMBERK

WITH

SEVERAL USEFUL TABLES, AND TABLES OF DIMENSIONS, &c.

ILLUSTRATED WITH

FOUR LARGE ACCURATE DRAUGHTS,

FITTED UP SEPARATELY, AND NUMEROUS SMALLER FIGURES.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR P. STEEL, AT THE NAVIGATION-WAREHOUSE,

LITTLE TOWER HILL.

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