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Hull lines for 1853 Young America


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I would like to build a half hull of the Young America but cannot locate the hull line drawings. Model Shipways had a 1/16" model back when but hasn't been manufactured in years by Model Expo. None of Chapelle's books or papers are of any help so Smithsonian doesn't have any. Does anyone have same or know where I can locate them?

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Check SeaWatch books


I do not have this volume yet, so I do not know if the plans provided include

the standard 3 view lines






My Smithsonian catalog lists lines plans in page 181.


I also have TIFF and JPEG copies of the Webb originals on a CD from a member here SharingHistory.com

as a bonus on J.Scott Russell's  The Modern System of Naval Architecture 1865

NRG member 45 years



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Thank you Jaager and Roger. i ordered Tosti's book (Fathers day) and am advised it includes 8 8-color sheets of plans (not available separately) and a CD. Will look into the Smithsonian drawings. Maybe I'll do more than a half hull on this beautiful ship after all. Am much obliged.


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