The Evolution of the Wooden Ship

This book traces the evolution and associated traditions of the wooden ship, through her multiple forms and styles from her prehistoric beginnings to her demise shortly after the First World War.

The Evolution of the Wooden Ship

The Evolution of the Wooden Ship

This book traces the evolution and associated traditions of the wooden ship, through her multiple forms and styles from her prehistoric beginnings to her demise shortly after the First World War. Details are provided on regional variations including the small three-masted schooner (Wales), the large three-masted schooner (Finland), the three-masted barque (Canada), and the four-master schooner (United States).

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The Evolution of the Wooden Ship
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Basil Greenhill
Categories: Shipbuilding
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

This book traces the evolution and associated traditions of the wooden ship, through her multiple forms and styles from her prehistoric beginnings to her demise shortly after the First World War. Details are provided on regional variations including the small three-masted schooner (Wales), the large three-masted schooner (Finland), the three-masted
The Evolution of the Wooden Ship
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Basil Greenhill, Samuel F. Manning
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

Traces the development of ships from prehistoric log rafts to the ships used by fifteenth century explorers, and shows each step in constructing a wooden ship
The Earliest Ships
Language: en
Pages: 143
Authors: Robert Gardiner, Arne Emil Christensen
Categories: Boatbuilding
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Brassey's

This volume takes the development of the most primitive forms of boats - rafts, skin boats and dugouts, for example - which developed ultimately into ships for trade, commerce and war. It summarizes the current state of knowledge, and examines the nature of archaeological evidence.
A Short History of the Sailing Ship
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Romola Anderson, R. C. Anderson
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-11 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Amply illustrated book traces evolution of the sailing ship over the course of 6,000 years — from vessels of ancient Egypt to full-rigged clipper ships of the 19th century. 20 halftones and 134 figures.
The Ship of the Line
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Brian Lavery
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-14 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

“A beautiful book . . . a goldmine of information to anyone interested in the capital ships of the sailing navy of the 17th and 19th Centuries.”—Ships in Scale The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are

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