Remember those boat builders in Florida who are building an American Civil War scow using period tools? They've turned the hull over and finished the planking.
The scale of this vessel is impressive. You can see, it's difficult to get the whole boat framed in a single shot. Not hard to imagine it full of precious cargo, trying to run a blockade.
Quite a formidable boat!
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The Captain's view.
USS WARTAPPO: Length 36ft. Beam 12ft.
Dave Lucas was there for the boat turning and gives us this "action packed" video: