1920s ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT NOTEBOOK OF TECHNICAL NAVAL DRAWINGS CREATED AND HANDWRITTEN BY A DEDICATED CAMDEN NEW JERSEY MACHINIST

By: CYRIL G. L. SANDERSON

Price: $2,055.99

Quantity: 1 available


On offer is a super, original circa 1920 manuscript book drawn and handwritten by of Camden New Jersey. He was a machinist who worked on ships and then later a printer. Likely this book was created while he worked at a shipping yard in or near Camden. The coverless book has about 112 pages all having to do with ships and their inner and outer workings and some other maritime items. There are handwritten notes adding breadth to the drawings. Here are some snippets: "November 9th, 1920 USS Colorado, Washington and Battle ship Colorado Arrangement of decks, Old North State Left yard October 23rd, 1920, To Inscribe A hexagon in a circle, Section View of Blk. 15 Looking aft. USS Colorado Nov. 12th, 1920, Stern view of Colorado Showing 4 propellers, Launching of USS McHarland March 30th, 1920, USS Dale Guided Missile, Arrangements of boilers on Battleship Colorado, SS Wenatchee, Edward Sewell, Tanker Camden launched to day November 24th, 1920, Bridge of SS Wenatchee February 21st, 1921, South yard launched Collier Keystone State May 15th, 1920 P.M., New Design Y Shipppins Board's Ship Stack's, Southern Cross Caught fire January 27th, 1920, SS Sea Grit. Freehand drawing Sanderson November 17th, 1920, Lloyds Specification for testing tanks, Bilge and Ballast System of Arrangement of tanks, Four Cylinder Triple Expansion, Section View Detail of Merchant Ship Sandy June 12th, 1920, Section of a ship with skin removed, Details of Steam system aboard ship June 21st, 1920, Details of by passing system June 21st, 1920, Detail of a modified angle valve, Scotch Boiler, Steam Exhaust Belt, Fuel-oil-tanks USS Destroyer James K. Paulding August 1st, 1920, Ford end of USS Savannah November 10th, 1937, The USS Brooks trial trip to Rockland Maine May 24th, 1920, Oil tanker Nora launched 12 noon September 27th, 1920…" As mentioned the book's covers are absent and the first page of the USS Porter is torn but complete. The 5" x 8" book has some chipping and the binding is loose but otherwise the book is overall Fair+.

Title: 1920s ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT NOTEBOOK OF TECHNICAL NAVAL DRAWINGS CREATED AND HANDWRITTEN BY A DEDICATED CAMDEN NEW JERSEY MACHINIST

Author Name: CYRIL G. L. SANDERSON

Categories: 20th Century Ephemera, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: CAMDEN NEW JERSEY, 1920

Book Condition: Fair+

Type: Manuscript

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0001921

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