Originally Posted by Capt.aaron
Ship builder's should build the strongest and well built ships they can. If they are building a replica of a 19th century wooden tall ship, ...
18th century ship:
"Bounty was originally known as collier Bethia, built in 1784 at the Blaydes shipyard in Hull."
That does not change what you say, make it a little worst, I mean regarding the Ship design in what regards seaworthiness.