Deck Beams, Lodging Knees

This diagram shows the construction of the deck, using deck beams across the hull, ehich sit on hanging knees. Between the deck beams, the shipbuilder uses lodging knees to give horizontal strength.

This image is from Basil Greenhill and Sam Manning, The Evolution of the Wooden Ship, 1988, p. 135. Used by permission of the artist, Sam Manning.

Database ID: 
VM144.G74 1988-135