HMS Endeavour – hull construction from 28 October 2019

Construction of hull from 28 October 2019 

2-Nov-19  Hull assembled with frames 11 to 15 glued, 4 to 10 dry fitted. Spacer 1 glued, spacers 2 & 3 dry fitted. Mainmast dry fitted.

2-Nov-19  Frames 11 to 15 & after structure glued, braced – Mainmast  threaded through spacer 2 (main deck) & lower deck (hole cut) to keel.

2-Nov-19  Hull frames, stretchers and keel dry assembled.

2-Nov-19 Frames 5 to 7 and keel cut and dry fitted.

2-Nov-19 Frames 12 recut (bottom section opened up) and dry fitted.

2-Nov-19 Spacers 1 (modified grating frame with spacers) and 3 cut down

2-Nov-19 Frames 12 to 15 cut and dry fitted.

1-Nov-19  FRAMEs 10 and 11 cut and dry assembled

1-Nov-19  FRAMEs 9 and 8 cut and dry assembled

1-Nov-19 Spacer 2 cut to size with additional positioning supports added

31-Oct-19  FRAME 9 marked out ready for cutting

31-Oct-19  Spacer 3 modified to take full depth mast (to keel), frame for a grating and remove excess depth

31-Oct-19  Spacer 1 modified to take full depth mast (to keel) and remove excess depth

31-Oct-19  Spacer 2 modified to take full depth mast (to keel) and remove excess depth

29-Oct-19  Rib structure dry assembled ready for marking out of interior decks and breaks

28-Oct-19  Keel assembled, sitting in a home made construction jig

28-Oct-19  Keel sections glued together