Notes made by Thomas Harriot (1560-1622) on Ships and Shipbuilding

By Jacqueline Steal, published August 2013

Abstract

Notes made by Thomas Herriot in about 1608 on the vocabulary and technicalities of ships and shipbuilding offer an insight into the practical world.  He wrote about the ideal height of a mast, on fashion pieces, ropes and other topics.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Ship Handling & Seamanship | Shipbuilding & Design