Victory – Hull Construction from 25 July 2021

Victory hull construction

1 September 2021 Port planks -9 to -11 with gunport apertures fitted, glued

1 September 2021 Port planks -4 to -8 with gunport apertures fitted, glued

30 August 2021 Port planks -2 & -3 with gunport apertures fitted, glued

29 August 2021 Port planks -1 aft short sections

29 August 2021 Port planks 0 with gunport cutouts and -1 for’ard, short sections

24 August 2021 After structure base completed

14 August 2021 Window sections port & starboard fitted, glued to after structure

12 August 2021 Frames of after accommodation fitted, glued

12 August 2021 Hull frames below after accommodation

9 August 2021 Hull sections port & starboard hs4s, hs4p glued

 

8 August 2021 Hull sections port & starboard hs3s, hs3p centres glued  

7 August 2021 Hull section starboard, hs2s glued to hs1s & tensioned

6 August 2021 Hull section port, hs2p glued to hs1p & tensioned

4 August 2021 Hull section port, hs1p glued & tensioned

2 August 2021 Front end & later after end of hull section starboard, hs1s, glued & tensioned

 

1 August 2021 Quarterdeck decking and for’ard bulkhead decking glued, completed

 

31 July 2021 Hull formers prepared.

31 July 2021 Quarterdeck planking & caulking begun. For’ard bulkhead fitted, glued

 

31 July 2021 Main deck started planking, caulking. Quarterdeck glued in place

 

30 July 2021 For’ard part of main deck glued & clamped

30 July 2021 After part of main deck glued & clamped  

29 July 2021 Main deck dry fitted, clamped to create curve. Bulkhead to officers’ accommodation dry fitted.

29 July 2021 Planking and caulking on well deck completed

28 July 2021 Planking and caulking on well deck begun

27 July 2021 Deckhouse assembled and dry fitted on main deck

27 July 2021 Frames of afterstructure glued in place

27 July 2021 Frames glued and squared in place with braces and dry fitted deck

   

25 July 2021 Frames and spacers dry assembled on keel using building rig

25 July 2021 Keel pieces assembled