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Different Measurements for Frigates

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PublicationUnited States Office of Naval Records and Library [Dudley Knox]. Naval Documents Related to the United States Wars with the Barbary Powers: Naval Operations including Diplomatic Background from 1785 through 1807. 6 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1939-44. (no image)
Document Information
Date October 10, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary)
Summary Hoped Truxtun would meet with Mr. Humphreys to discuss mast and yard dimensions, but meeting failed. Enclosed statement for different calculations, all exceed dimensions specified by Truxtun. Enclosed statement copied.
Document Format Printed Document
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Related Persons/Groups Captain Thomas Truxtun; Timothy Pickering; Barry; Talbot; captain; Humphreys; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; War Office; Baltimore; Navy yard; ;
Keywords mast; yard; frigate; ship; mizenmast; fallant; cross jack yard; top sail; ;
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