Some Early Accounts of the Oriental Boat

By A.H. Hill, published August 1958


Records of sixteenth and seventeenth century mariners and travellers can provide a wealth of information, both written and pictorial, regarding the construction and use of boats in South East Asia. Here, the author examines the descriptions and diagrams of native craft made by early modern Portuguese, English and Dutch travellers.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Indian Ocean | East India Company
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

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