Scale 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines and longitudinal half breadth for Mermaid (1761) and later Hussar (1763) and Soleby (1763)

Scale 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines and longitudinal half...

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1249 x 420 mm

 

Scale 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines and longitudinal half breadth as proposed and approved for 'Mermaid' (1761), a 28-gun, Fifth Rate Frigate, for building at Hull by Mr Blaydes, and later for 'Hussar' (1763) and 'Soleby' (1763), also 28-gun, Fifth Rate Frigates, similar to the French 'Aurora' ('Abienakise' 1757). The sheer was altered for these two ships. Annotation on the reverse: 
"A copy of this Draught was given to Messers Hugh & Beris Blaydes for building a ship agreeable there to May 1760 Named the Mermaid. Another Copy of this Body & Lines with the sheer part agreeable to another Draught a little alter'd there to 20th March 1762 - Nam'd the Hussar. Another of the same as above was given to Mr Thos Airey & Co for Building the ship agreeable there to at Newcastle upon Tyne 10th April 1762 - Named the - Solebay."
 
Ref: ZAZ3308
 
Original size: 1249 mm x 420 mm
 
Date: circa. May 1760

  • Full-colour art print
  • Reproduced at the same size and scale of the original plan with no border.
£36.34
  • Image reference: J6370

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