Designing Virginia

This is an incomplete draft of the exhibit

The first phase of Maine’s First Ship was to design Virginia, both to understand what the original looked like, and to define the new Virginia.

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Virginia Particulars

Historical design for Virginia with ocean rigging giving particulars for size and weight.

Virginia Midship Section

Working designs for Virginia showing the section of the frame at the midship section, including the construction of the frames.