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Yes all, you heard me correctly. Fredrik af Chapman (famous Swedish shipsbuilder) have made complete specifications of a "Pirate-ship" (kapare-fartyg) even though the translation of it is not 100% accurate (more "Letter of Marquis holders-ship) I wish I could translate all this from Swedish into English, but it takes a whole while. SO I will provide some Pictures of the text from the actual book (written 1775) But I will tell you breifly what it says: It talks about the size and how it might not be as big as to take on a ship of the line. It should however be fast enough to outrun such. The ship would rather be equipt with a few big Heavy guns, with space enough between these, for the crew to use oars to move the ship during combat. It should be easy to turn and it should be big enough to hold Canons, ammunitons and food for the crew during 3,4 months. It should be fast sailor in any weather. Full specifications for 16 diffrent size, however no drawings. from 1x12 and 16x2 pounders (188 cubic foot) to 28x18 and 12x6 pounders (4451 cubic foot) Name of the book: "Tractat om skepps-byggeriet, tillika med förklaring och bevis öfvfr. Architectura navalis mercatoria"