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Selected Plates from Souvenirs de Marine now available!

More than 130 ship plans

from François-Edmond Pâris

Souvenirs de Marine

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More than 90 plates featuring more than 130 ship plans are featured in “Selected Plates from Souvenirs de Marine.”

Our book on the work of François-Edmond Pâris is now available! Our book “Selected Plates from Souvenirs de Marine” contains more than 90 plates from Souvenirs de marine. Collection de plans ou dessins de navires et de bateaux anciens ou modernes existants ou disparus avec les éléments numériques nécessaores à leur construction.

More than 130 ship plans are included ranging from ancient vessels to late 19th Century. There are warships, merchant vessels, fishing vessels, and small craft from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the U.S. The plates are indexed by plate number, illustrated vessel type, named vessel, and by country/region.

The book also includes an appendix “How to Read a Ship Plan” to help the novice understand the lines used to illustrate in two dimensions the shape of a three-dimensional ship.

The book is also available now on Kindle and should be available on Amazon sites worldwide within a week.

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20th Century French Warship Le Gladiateur

Le Gladiateur Ship Plans

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French Navy net-laying ship Le Gladiateur

Just posted: free ship plans of the French Navy Mine Warfare Ship Le Gladiateur (The Gladiator).

A net-laying ship, Le Gladiateur was built at Arsenal de Lorient. Keel laid 1932, she was launched 10/04/1933. She was scuttled at Toulon 11/27/1942 by her own crew to avoid capture. Ship was salvaged by Italians 03/30/1943 but later captured by Germans and commissioned them in January 1944 as SG18. She was bombed and sunk by Allied aircraft 4/2/1944.

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