Schematics of Alligator by de Villeroi

Although dated 1863, these schematics show the Alligator as originally designed by Brutus de Villeroi, (e.g., note the paddle propulsion system, which was replaced by a central screw propeller in the vessel's winter 1862/63 refit, as well as features that were not implemented at all: the auger in the bow, the obstruction-cutters, and underwater cannon). Each picture is linked to a hi-res 7"x36" PDF file, and there is a modern redrawn plan as well.

Lateral Exterior

Lateral Interior

Overhead Exterior

Overhead Interior

Cross Section (7"x7")

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