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" ... and the thickness of this casing of cork being four inches, it projects at the top a little without the gunwale. The cork on the outside is secured with thin plates or slips of copper, and the boat is fastened with copper nails. The thwarts, or seats,... "
Putnam's Home Cyclopedia ... - Page 309
by G.P. Putnam & Co - 1852
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The Cabinet of Arts: Or, General Instructor in Arts, Science, Trade ...

Hewson Clarke, John Dougall - Drawing - 1817 - 859 pages
...thickness of this casing of cork being four inches, it projects at the topa tittle without the gun «ale. The cork on the outside is secured with thin plates...fastened with copper nails. The thwarts, or seats, ;ire five in number, double banked, coneeqnently the boat may be rowed with ten oars. The thwarts are...
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Lives of the British Admirals: Containing Also a New and Accurate ..., Volume 8

John Campbell - Great Britain - 1817
...cork, to the depth of sixteen inches downward ; and the thickness of this casing of cork being four inches, it projects at the top a little without the...the outside, is secured with thin plates or slips ef copper, and the boat is fastened with copper nails. The thwarts, or seats, are five in number, double-banked,...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 2

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...cork, to the depth of sixteen inches downwards; and the thickness of this casing of cork being four inches, it projects at the top a little without the...nails. The thwarts, or seats, are five in number, double banked ; consequently, the boat may be rowed with tea oars. The boat is steered with an oar...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 2

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...cork, to the depth of sixteen inches downwards; and the thickness of this casing of cork being four inches, it projects at the top a little without the...cork on the outside is secured with thin plates, or slipm of copper, and the boat is fastened with copper nails. The thwarts, or seats, are five in number,...
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The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Curiosities and wonders - 1821 - 660 pages
...outside is three inches thick, and cased with layers of cork to the depth of sixteen inches downwards. The cork on the outside is secured with thin plates...nails. The thwarts, or seats, are five in number, double banked, consequently the boat may be rowed with ten oars. The boat is steered with an oar at...
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The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Wonder - 1821
...mrhes thick, and cased with layers of cork to the lepth of sixteen inches downwards. The cork on llie outside is secured with thin plates or slips of copper, and the boat is fastened with copper nails. The th wnrt«, or seats are five m number, double banked, consequently the boat nay be rowed with ten oars....
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 12

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...of cork, to the depth of 1 6 inches downward ; and the thickness of this casing of cork being four inches, it projects at the top a little without the gunwale ; the cork on the outside is secured frith thin plates or slips of copper, and the boat is fastened with copper nails ; the thwarts (or...
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The Ship-builders' Complete Guide: Comprehending the Theory and Practice of ...

Charles Frederick Partington - Shipbuilding - 1826 - 144 pages
...cork, to the depth of sixteen inches downwards ; and the thickness of this casing of cork being four inches, it projects at the top a little without the...five in number, double-banked; consequently the boat maybe rowed with ten oars. The thwarts are firmly stanchioned. The side oars are short, with iron tholes...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...cork to the depth of sixteen inches downwards; and the thickness of this casing of cork being four inches, it projects at the top a little without the...gunwale. The cork on the outside is secured with thin plate, or slips of copper, and the boat is fastened with copper nails. The thwarts, or seats, are five...
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The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopędia, Volume 1

Luke Hebert - Industrial arts - 1835
...of cork to the depth of 1 foot 4 inches downwards, and the thickness at the top 4 inches, projecting a little without the gunwale ; the cork on the outside is secured with thin plate or slips of copper, and the boat is fastened with copper nails. The thwarts or seats are five...
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