Notes on “Dhows”

By Sir Alan Moore, published May 1940


This is a series of notes on Arabian Dhows that follow up the notes that Moore had published twenty years earlier (see MM 6:1, 6:2, and 6:3). Illustrated with the lines taken off a Red Sea Sambuk in 1935. A note by Admiral Ballard in MM 26:3, 303-4, is important as it answers several of the queries that Moore raises.

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Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Indian Ocean
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