Craft of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Part I

By Alan Moore, published March 1920

Abstract

The craft of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden fall into two main divisions-those with square sterns and those with pointed sterns; and though there are many small differences and a variety of names which are not at all easy to apply correctly, the shape of the stern is the most important distinguishing feature. In rig the difference is equally simple. Some vessels have one mast and some two.

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Filed under: WW1 | Other (Early Modern) | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

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