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  1. @Hubac's Historian Stumbled over this in the Swedish archives today: https://digitaltmuseum.se/011024826857/ritning/media?slide=0 https://digitaltmuseum.se/011024826859/ritning Both are attributed to Compardel, but the ship isn´t the SR. Any ideas which vessel this might be?
  2. Through industrial espionage missions educational trips of their shipwright trainees. These were a part of the very thorough education danish naval engineers received on the way to the top post of fabrikmester (with tasks similiar to the british surveyor). For example, Frantz Hohlenberg travelled to France, England, the Netherlands, Italy and Sweden before he was recalled to Danemark. Um, 'step'? The transition from 'normal' planking/diminishing strakes to the wales?
  3. No planking and the breadth given is breadth moulded. By the way, the numbers on the right side give the distances between station lines.
  4. That's the Virginie-class La Belle Poule, launched in 1802. Not the same ship, hjx. The danish archives hold a copy of the original french body plan of the 1765 LBP, comparing that with the british 'as captured' plan might be worth the effort
  5. Sure there were. I'd suggest getting the excellent Frigate Commander. Reading Moore´s diary entries about his relationship with his crew and officers will answer your question :)
  6. Heilung is awesome...my go-to background music when playing Skyrim or Hellblade. Also good for work outs!
  7. Uh, another Blender user, good And very nice and easy to understand tutorial, I'm looking forward to seeing further progress on your Ernestina. My approach usually is a bit different as I'm using textured planes for the draughts, but that´s a matter of taste, I suppose. That´s a swedish sloop built in 1760s, by the way.
  8. Haha, don´t worry, guys, that´s the usual first reaction to 2Cellos. If you haven´t already, check out their Sydney Opera live show, simply amazing! By the way, that´s my favourite, their Californication cover (original by Red Hot Chili Pepers): Turn the volume up - preferably on a good sound system - and enjoy
  9. Well, Floor (and Anette before her) certainly had big shoes to fill, Tarja is pretty much one of kind. More eclectic stuff ^^
  10. @uss frolick Caravane Palace, very good choice! A few music vids from my playlists: Classic and some good old Heavy Metal
  11. I can only recommend this gem, one of the best books on naval history I've read so far! Willis' manages to pack a lot of information on a single page and makes it easy to read. 'The Admiral Benbow' and the 'The Fighting Temeraire' also are well worth buying.
  12. Blenheim, launched as a 90 in 1761, was cut down to a 74 in 1801. There's a profile plan showing the alterations (without the round bow, though) in the NMM collection.
  13. The compass is divided into 32 points, so 3 points would be a bit less than 34 degrees.
  14. If she's French, her name would be spelt La Diane, n'est-ce pas? I always thought that this Diana was one of the spanish Mahonesa-class
  15. Received this gem two weeks ago, but forgot to post it... The plan set is of an amazing quality, 32 sheets plus the book and jacket. If you want to built a beautiful ship in an rather big scale (1/36), then L' Amarante is definitely worth a look And it comes with top notch customer service, I got it within 6 days after ordering.

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