|TIMBERING.||Pall Bitt, Windlass, and Main Piece of Rudder.||OUTSIDE PLANK, &c.||INSIDE PLANK, &c.|
|Floors.||First Foothooks.||Second Foothooks.||Third Foothooks and Top Timbers.||Main and Rider Keelsons.||Transoms, Knightheads, Hawse-Timbers, Apron, and Deadw'd (a) Stem and Stern Post.||Beams and Hooks.||Knees.||From top of Keel to two-fifths the depth of Hold||From two-fifths the dept of Hold to Wales.||Wales, Black-Strakes, Topsides, and Sheerstrakes.||Upper deck Waterway, Spirketting, and Planksheers.||Shelves, Clamps, Limber and Bilge Strakes, Ceiling in hold and betwixt Decks, also Spirketting and Waterway below the Upper Deck.|
|2||English, African, and Live Oak, Adriatic, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and French Oak; Morung Saul, Greenheart, Morra, Iron Bark, and White Iron Bark||12||12||12||12||12||12||12||12||12||12||12||12||12||12|
|3||Cuba Sabicu, Pencil Cedar, Angelly, Vanatica, Jarrah Timber, Karri, Blue Gum, Red Gum, Box, Thingam, Puhutukawa, Molave, Dungon, Yacal, Mangachapuy, Betis, Ipil, Guijo, Narra, Batitinan, and Palomaria de Playa||10||10||10||10||10||10||12||12||10||12||10||10||10||12|
|4||Second hand English, African, and Live Oak, Adriatic, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and French Oak; East-India Teak, Morung Saul, Greenheart, Morra, and Iron Bark (e)||8||8||7||7||7||7||7||7||7||—||—||—||7||7|
|5||Stringy Bark, and Red Cedar, Banaba and Philippine Islands Cedar||8||8||7||7||8||7||7||7||8||12||8||7||7||8|
|6||Danish Oak, other Continental White Oak, Mahogany of Hard Texture, Spanish Chestnut, Flooded Gum, Spotted Gum, Grey Gum, Turpentine, Black Butt, Tulip-wood, Tallow-wood, and Mulberry||*9||*9||9||9||*9||9||*9||*9||*9||*12||10||10||10||*10|
|7||North American White Oak||*8||8||8||8||8||8||8||*7||*9||*12||*8||8||8||8|
|8||Pitch Pine, Oregon Pine, Huon Pine, Cowdie or Kaurie Pine, Larch, Hackmatack, Tamarac, and Juniper||*9||*9||9||9||*9||9||*9||*9||*9 (d)||*12||10||10||*10||10|
|9||Dantzic, Memel, Riga, and American Red Pine||*8||*8||8||8||*8||8||*8||*8||*6 (d)||*9||9||9||*10||9|
|10||English Ash||*8||*6||*5||*5||*5||*4||*5||*5||*5 (d)||*10||5||—||—||—|
|11||Foreign Ash and Rock Maple||*8||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||*8||6||—||—||*5|
|12||American Rock Elm and Hickory||*7 (f)||*6||6||6||*7||6||*7||6||*7||*12||7||6||6||7 (b)|
|13||European and American Grey Elm||*6||*6||6||6||6||6||6||6||—||*12||6||—||—||—|
|14||Black Birch and Black Walnut||*7 (f)||*6 (f)||—||—||—||—||—||—||*6 (d)||*10||6||6||—||—|
|15||Spruce Fir, Swedish and Norway Red Pine, and Scotch Fir||*8||*8||8||8||8||8||8||*8||—||*8||8||8||8||8|
|16||Beech||*7 (f)||*6||—||—||—||—||—||—||*6 (d)||*12||6||—||—||—|
|17||Yellow Pine||—||—||—||*4||*4||*4||*4||*4||—||*6||*5||*5||*5 (c)||*5|
(a) This Table applies as to the Deadwood so fas as regards the Materials to be used from the height of two feet above the rabbet of the Keel.
(b) American Rock Elm allowed for Limber Strakes, Bilge Strakes, and Ceiling between them in Ships of the 9 years' grade, and under.
(c) Yellow Pine allowed for Waterways of Upper Deck in Ships of the 8 years' grade, and under, if properly fastened as prescribed in Table B, and provided the Beams are well secured independently of the Waterways.
(d) The Materials marked thus d under the head of "Rudder and Windlass", allowed in Ships of 300 Tons and under only.
(e) In cases where second-hand Timber of the description named in line No. 4 is proposed to be used, application may be made to the Committee, who will appoint a special survey to be held thereon; and on a Report being received of its being of superior quality and of adequate size, a higher grade (not exceeding two years) may be allowed than as above set forth.
(f) Black Birch, Beech and American Rock Elm allowed for Floors amidships to an extent not exceeding three-fifths the entire length of the Keel in Ships of the 9 years' grade and under.
Black Birch allowed for First Futtocks amidships to the same extent in Ships of the 8 years' grade.
Mem.— The word "English" includes Timber the growth of the United Kingdom.
☞ SALTING. All Ships built of the Timber above named, except those built wholly of Teak, will have one year added to their classification, if salted, provided it be done to the satisfaction of the Surveyors and as prescribed in Section 37 of the Rules; but Vessels built of the Materials contained in Lines 6 to 17 inclusive must be salted, or one year will be deducted from the term of years assigned on the Table, except where used for those parts inclined by an asterisk, thus: *
Rules & Regulations for the Construction and Classification of Vessels.
Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping, London, 1891. Table A.
Transcribed by Lars Bruzelius.
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