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Building Ships
 

Construction

Patent model for lining vessels constructed of iron, 1842

Many inventors devised new techniques for building ships, such as Kerr, Grant, and Potter's idea for making an iron hull.

Restored patent model of John Donn's fishing boat, about 1836
Restored patent model of John Donn's fishing boat, about 1836
Patent model of Higginson's mode of shipbuilding
Patent model of Higginson's mode of shipbuilding
Patent model of Joseph Francis's 1841 life boat
Patent model of Joseph Francis's 1841 life boat
Model man-of-war cutter, 1846
Model man-of-war cutter, 1846
Model dies for stamping out pieces for metal boats
Model dies for stamping out pieces for metal boats
Patent model of ship's model measurer
Patent model of ship's model measurer
Enoch Hidden's port hole patent model, 1853
Enoch Hidden's port hole patent model, 1853
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