Ships

The ''Wyoming''

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Seen as the largest wooden sea going Vessel ever built, The ''Wyoming'' was built in Bath, Maine (US) in 1909. a (6) Mast Schooner-Class Ship, ''Wyoming'' primarily was u …

HMS ''Northumberland''

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The HMS ''Northumberland'' was the first such British Royal Naval ship to bear the name. She was commissioned as a ''Third Rate Ship'' in 1679. She was part of England's …

Irish Galley

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While other than it's portrayal in Art, no examples of The ''Irish Galley'' exists. These were small to moderately sized wooden Ships produced and sailed off The Western …

Gunport

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A Device relative from The 15th Century AD to the end of The 20th – ''Gunports'' were simple openings located along The Hull Line of a Warship. Covered by a Hatch ( …

Strug

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''Strug'' was a type of Ship design common to Russia. The design was first seen in the 11th Century AD and were used as Coastal Merchant Vessels and in Fishing Fleets. In …

Bomb Ketch

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''Bomb Ketch'' was a Nautical Military term given to a type of Warship – that employed Mortars and related Artillery, rather than traditional Cannon. The first exam …

Orlop Deck

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With the term possibly originating with The Dutch, The ''Orlop Deck'' was a 15th Century Shipbuilding identifier for the very lowest Deck of a Ship, in particular 2 and 3 …

Narrowboat

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''Narrowboats'' were a type of shallow draught Vessels used in England, to traverse narrow Channels and Rivers. While they became an important method of not only travel, …

Japanese Gunboat ''Chiyodagata''

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The ''Chiyodagata'' was the first domestically built Imperial Japanese Warship. Launched in 1863, The Ship was a ''Gunboat'' – Class of Vessel. Japan, wishing to mo …

''Abaft''

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A Nautical (Sailing) Term, ''Abaft'' is relative to a Ship's Stern (or Rear). It is a Deck position used to measure distance from a Surface Object in relation to a portio …