A brief essay on the causes of dry-rot in public and private ships and its remedy

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Printed by Shields and Ashburn, 1829 - Dry-rot - 16 pages

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Page 11 - These frames should be placed from eight to twelve inches apart, (according to the size of the ship ;) the ceiling as far up from the keelson, as one or two strakes above the floor heads, may be flush, and then chamfered pieces, (a term used by carpenters for horizontal pieces of plank) perforated with many small, smooth holes, let in between the timbers...
Page 1 - ... transitive verb. And so on. These two young gentlemen were not a whit worse than their companions ; and the result was, that I was obliged to reject the entire class. Now, I find no fault with the teaching in the Common School department of the St. Mary's Union School. If I am not mistaken, the teacher who was at the head of that department at the time of my visit, holds a first-class certificate from the Normal School; and, as far as I can judge from the slight intercourse which I had with him,...
Page 3 - Though built of the best materials, and in the best style of workmanship, it is manifest they arc not exempt from that species of decay, commonly called Dry-Rot.

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