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On the different calculations as to total measurement of masts and yards

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date October 10, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary)
Summary Pickering had hoped that since Captains Truxton, Barry and Talbot were in town, they would meet with Joshua Humphreys to consult on the dimensions of masts for the frigates. Pickering includes a chart from Joshua Humphreys with different calculations.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Captain Thomas Truxton; Truxtun; Captain John Barry; Captain Silas Talbot; Secretary of War; Timothy Pickering; Joshua Humpreys; Mr Steel; Naval Superintendent; Naval Constructor; War Department; ;
Related Places Baltimore; Philadelphia; War Office; War Department; ;
Keywords masts; yards; 44 gun frigates; main yard; top gallant; topsail; royal; foremast; topmast; fore yard; cross jack yard; mizen; royal yard; mizen royal mast; ;
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