Discussion of Frigate Bolting Timbers

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Date April 27, 1795
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Joshua Humphreys (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses bolting timbers in 44 gun Frigates.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Joshua Humphreys; Josiah Fox; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; United States; East India; ;
Keywords frigate construction; East India ships which are in general heavier built than our 44 gun frigates; ships which are to be built in the United States will not be equally well secured if bolted in the same manner; drawing the bolts; great saving of copper; in compliance with your request transmitted by the day's note; subject of bolting the frigates from timbers; bolts; inch; floor; secure the timbers; longest ships; ;
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