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A 16th century galleon

Richard Humble

A 16th century galleon

by Richard Humble

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by P. Bedrick Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Seafaring life,
  • Galleons,
  • Ships,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Describes the construction, manning, and use of, as well as life aboard a sixteenth-century sailing ship, known as a galleon.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesSixteenth century galleon
    StatementRichard Humble, Mark Bergin
    SeriesInside story, Inside story (Peter Bedrick Books)
    ContributionsBergin, Mark, 1961-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV767 .H86 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24900594M
    ISBN 10087226372X
    LC Control Number94042444

    I found these 's maple wood book-ends in a small shop on Martha's Vineyard. I've never seen 16th century style "war ship galleon book-ends," like these. They are in rare vintage condition and so authentic in detail as well as very strongly crafted.   I have been working on the model for quite some time, but before there was no certainty that it would be possible to finish the job. The project is not tied to a specific historical ship and is a collective image of a transitional vessel between the beginning and the galleon of the late 16th century, which was widely used at that time in the Mediterranean basin.

      Yes. The problem is that a) the winds of oceans favour square sails and b) the winds of Mediterranean favour fore-and-aft sails. The galleon was basically an upgrade of carrack, which itself was an upgrade of hulk, which was an upgrade of cog. The.   Walking through the ship's decks, tour guide Jose Manuel Ambrosio, 29, explained that in the 16th century, galleon cargo ships were used to haul items back and forth between Spain and : Marketta Davis.

    A 16th Century Galleon by Richard Humble. manning, and use of, as well as life aboard a sixteenth-century sailing ship, known as a galleon. + From Source. THE ACADEMY LIBRARY Academy Members may view the entire book. FIRST CLICK HERE TO RETRIEVE YOUR CURRENT ACADEMY LIBRARY PASSWORD. Copy (Ctrl + C). The El Galeon, which recently called St. Augustine home, is a replica of a 16th century galleon. It measures feet high, has a main beam of feet and a draft of feet. The ship has three masts, seven sails, and o sq. feet of sail area.


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