The Naval Architecture of Crusader Transport Ships: Part I A Reconstruction of Some Archetypes for Round-hulled Sailing Ships

By John H. Prior, published May 1984

Abstract

Combining the data from marine archaeology, iconography, contracts made between 1246-1320 for the lease and purchase of ships for crusaders and 15th and 16th century Venetian treatises on ship building and commerce, the author has collated the information needed for him to construct a three decked round-hulled crusade ship.

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Filed under: High Middle Ages | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Administration | Archaeology | Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration | Shipbuilding & Design

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