Caravels

By R Morton Nance, published September 1913

Abstract

Here is an article in which the author has drawn twenty-six caravels, taken from early documents, and goes on to describe their construction, masts and rigging in a comparative way, in order to assist in removing some of the confusion that exists between caravels and carvels, which were simply large carvel-built fishing boats.

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Filed under: English Channel | High Middle Ages | North Sea | Irish Sea | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

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