hyarrowen (hyarrowen) wrote in little_details,
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Age of Sail terminology

In a flush-decked un-rated warship of the mid-18th century, what are the names of the areas that in larger ships would be occupied by the quarterdeck and foredeck?

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Websites:
National Maritime Museum
Royal Naval Museum

Books:

Conway's History of the Ship – The Line of Battle
Harland: Seamanship in the Age of Sail
McLaughlan:The Sloop of War 1650-1763
Willis: Fighting at Sea in the 18th Century


Edit with further information: I've narrowed it down to British single-masted cutters as used in the Seven Years' War; 1756-1753.  Location: the Breton coast.

Tags: 1700s (no decades given), 1750-1759, 1760-1769, uk: history (misc), ~age of sail, ~boats and other things that float
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