English Oared Vessels of the Sixteenth Century Part II

By J.E.G. Bennell, published May 1974


Ten types of smaller oared vessels are considered in detail, with descriptions of each type, with dimensions, complement and capability. The galleasse and rowbarge  are the subject of a greater discussion, as ships built for naval purposes. The other types are mercantile or fishing craft hired as required for naval purposes.

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Filed under: Tudors | The Armada | Other (location)
Subjects include: Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration

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