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'Edgar' (1779)

Admiralty Collection

Object connections:

Collection Admiralty Collection, Sailing Navy, Ship Plans
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsEdgar (1779)

Object details:

Object ID ZAZ7849
Description Scale: Graduated Bar Scale. A plan showing the layout of the iron ballast, and a plan illustrating the layout of the 'ground tier' of barrels, butts, hogsheads and half-hogsheads for 'Edgar' (1779), a 74-gun Third Rate, two-decker, while under the command of Captain Adam Duncan (made Post in 1761). At this time the ship was acting as a Guard Ship at Portsmouth.
Date made July 1783

Place made Portsmouth Dockyard
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper; black ink
Measurements Overall: 383 mm x 547 mm
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