Ancient Ships (Paperback)

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First published in 1895, this vintage book contains a detailed history of ancient shipping. Focusing on shipping in the Mediterranean between 1000 B.C. And 1000 A.D., this volume contains information on everything related to the subject including detailed descriptions of different ships, how they were designed and made, their evolution, and much more. Cecil Torr's "Ancient Ships" is highly recommended for those with an interest in maritime history, and it would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Ships with Oars", "Dimensions of the Ships", "Tonnage of the Ships", "Materials for Ship-building", "Structure of the Hull", "Anchors and Cables", "Steering-gear", "Rigging", "Flags and Lights", "Sounding-lead, Log, etc.", "Ship's Boat", etc.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781528715461
ISBN-10: 1528715462
Publisher: Read & Co. Books
Publication Date: February 20th, 2020
Pages: 148
Language: English