MASTS AND SPARS OF STEAMER “290”
Table in the original drawing by John Laird Sons & Co., 1861
 
Fore Mast  Main Mast
Ft.Ins. Ft.Ins.
Mast Deck to Hounds 590 27Mast Deck to Hounds 62 ·27
         Head 10 6          Head 10 6 ·
         Housed (ABT.) 18 6 (Ironshoe) Housed (ABT.) 8 ·
        Over All (ABT.) 88 0         Over All (ABT.) 80 6 ·
Top Mast Heel to Stop 276 13Top Mast Heel to Stop 27 6 ·
        Topgallant Mast 14 -10          Topgallant Mast 14 ·
        Royal —1— 8 -7          Royal —·—8 ·
        Pole 3 ·          Pole 3 ·
        Overall 52 6         Overall 52 6
Yard Over All 65- Yard Over All 65 ·
        Arms Each 2 9        Arms Each 2 9
   Topsail Yard Overall 46 6 10   Topsail Yard Overall 46 6
        Arms Each 2 9       Arms Each 2 9
   Topgallant Yard —1— 31 0 7   Topgallant—"—"— 31 ·
       Arms Each 2 ·        Arms Each 2 ·
   Royal —do— —1— 22 6 5Royal —"—"— 22 6
       Arms Each 1 6       Arms Each 1 6
Gaff Over All 36· 8Gaff Over All 37 ·
       Pole 2 ·       Pole 2 ·
Boom Over All 52· 13Boom Over All 53 · 
Bowsprit  Mizzen Mast
Ft.Ins. Ft.Ins.
Bowsprit Out Board  12· 4Mast Deck to Hounds 51 · 23
         Housed 17 ·        Head 8 6
         Over All 39 ·        Housed (ABT.) 10
Jib Boom-Outside Cap 24· 13Over All (ABT.) 69 6
         Housed 19 · Topmast Heel to Stop 34 ·
         Pole 2 ·        Pole 3 ·
Over All45 · Gaff-Over All 35 ·
       Pole 3 ·
Boom Over All 50 · 12

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