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Re: I seem to recall reading that the decks were overlaid with canvas that was glued and painted.
Posted by Jeff D on April 15, 2018, 4:58:58, in reply to "I seem to recall reading that the decks were overlaid with canvas that was glued and painted."
The plank decked boats had a layer of marine glued aircraft fabric between the layers. This is from a drawing for later boats that details both planked and plywood decks:
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: I was delivered pics of 109 with
: PLANKS on the deck ??? some were ??
: some were not ??? HARD to pick out
: some I thought to be PLYWOOD and
: very very suble hints planks seam?????
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