1765 HMS Victory carpenter and cook, Portsmouth, England

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Carpenter's workshop

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With a ship built of 2,000 oak trees, it was important to have a carpenter. Here is his well equipped shop, note the cordless drills hanging on the wall.

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Carpenter's quarters

The carpenter was important enough to get his own quarters, also on the starboard side forward in the ship.

The cookstove

For several hundred men, you need a large cookstove.


Patented in 1781 by Alexander Brodie, an ironworker from Scotland, the stove was immense.

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