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The Complete Ship-Wright - published in 1664 - Reprints available

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The Complete Ship-Wright, Edmund Bushnell, third edition, London, 1669.


This book is considered the first known printed English book dealing with the topic of naval architecture and was initially published in 1664 by W. Leyburn for George Hurlock.

Reprint from Journals 29.3, 30.1, 30.2 and 30.3

     69 Pages – Includes Tables 3, 4, 5 and Size of Small Cordage

Also included is Books as a Key to Ship Modeling Success, by Charles O. McDonald from NRJ 31.1  This article includes Table of Size of Small Cordage from The Complete Ship-Wright.


For now, the PDF files are available from the NRG Office only.  The cost is $5.00, and the PDFs will be emailed to you upon payment.  Call the NRG Office at 585-968-8111 with your credit card information or to get our PayPal address to pay using PayPal.

This information will be available for purchase from the NRG Website Store in the near future.


Added:  Anyone who owns the NRG's First 40 Years CD set has this information on their discs.

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