ou’ the Architectura Navalis Mercatoria; published in An account of Experiments. made at Carlscrona to determine the resistance to Ships; published. Results 1 – 11 of 11 Architectura Navalis Mercatoria. NACHDRUCK der Ausgabe Stockholm by Chapman, Fredrik Henrik af: and a great selection of similar. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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Sloop, with two sorts of Frames, for more or less draught of water. Number of Guns and Weight of the Ball. Frigate, hagboat and pink had a beak-head just like the warships of that time.

The corresponding type of rigging is given in plate Nearly all the plates show hull lines only. What kind of Vessels. Several kinds of Vessels used by different Nations scan of original index.

Some terms were used by Chapman in a different way than today. Vessels for Swift Sailing and Rowing scan of original index.

Architectura Navalis Mercatoria

Length between the perpen-diculars of Stem and Sternpost. Draught of water as it is mercatorua the plan. La Capitana, a Row Galley of Malta. The tables mostly follow Chapman’s way of writing.


Below are tables with the English index of his book, “Index and description of the draughts contained in this work”. Several Figures, Representing the different manners of Rigging, which are most in use in the Northern Countrys.

Architectura Navalis Mercatoria

In total there are drawings of different ships. Privateers scan of original index. However, when putting the scans online, the museum people unfortunately did not include an index, with Chapman’s information about the ship’s rigging, length, breadth, draught and loading capacity in tons, the number of guns in warships and privateers, their crews, and the number of oars in small boats. Different sorts of smaller Vessels.

Boats, Large and Small, for the use of Ships.

The Carolina Yacht, belonging to his Brittanik Majesty. Launching and manner of Rigging scan of original index. Nature of the Vessels, as to their Shape and Rigging. The greatest Draught of water, to which the Vessel may reasonably be loaded. The drawings of many ships by Fredrik Henrik af Chapman were published in his book “Architectura Navalis Mercatoria” in Stockholm Catt and bark did not have a beak-head and were more blunt and full-bodied at the bow.


Architectura Navalis Mercatoria: The Classic of Eighteenth-Century Naval Architecture

Merchant Ships or Vessels. Vessels of small Draught of Water. He divided ships into five main groups according to details of hull construction. Many plates contain several drawings “Draughts”which are numbered in the second column of the tables.

The real Burthen in Tons at the greatest Draught of navaljs. Three different Methods of Launching Ships.

Architectura Navalis Mercatoria: The Classic of Eighteenth-Century Naval Architecture

Height of Gunports above Water a Midships. Scans of the original index are given, too. Nature of the Vessels, as to their Rigging. It holds 62 original plans and comments on ship building and theoretical considerations of that time.

Pleasure Vessels For Rowing.