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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ships, Wooden.,
  • Shipwrecks.,
  • Underwater archaeology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-308) and index.

StatementJ. Richard Steffy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM144 .S73 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1419981M
ISBN 100890965528
LC Control Number93030036

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About this title This guide to wooden boats and ships is intended for use by nautical archaeologists and historians, and those involved in documenting and interpreting the remains of wrecks or abandoned vessels. The first part of the book introduces the discipline and presents basic information on ship and boat and ship construction/5(5). Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks. This book is a guide to the study of the most marvelous structures ever built by humankind–wooden ships and boats. It is intended for.   By (author) J. Richard Steffy. Share. This book is a guide to the study of the most marvelous structures ever built by humankind-wooden ships and boats. It is intended for nautical archaeologists and for anyone charged with documenting and interpreting the remains of wrecked or abandoned vessels/5(7). J. Richard Steffy: Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors.

Summary: This is a guide to the study of wooden ship building practiced throughout the ages, and to the discipline of ship reconstruction. Techniques of nautical archaeology, developed by George Bass,Frederick van Doorninck and others at the Institute of Nautical Archaeology are described. Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks Book Summary: This guide to the interpretation of wooden shipwrecks and shipbuilding techniques through the ages is a bible for nautical archaeologist and anyone documenting and interpreting the .   [The following illustrated glossary first appeared in its entirety in Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks, by J. Richard Steffy ().It is reprinted here by permission of Texas A&M University Press, with minor edits to remove references pertaining to figures and chapters that were incorporated in the original work but do not form part of this volume. and Ship Archaeology, Lisbon, Sarsfield, John P. “From the Brink of Extiction” Wooden Boat () Steffy, J. Richard, Wooden Shipbuilding and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks, College Station: Texas A&M University Press, (Chapter 5: ). 3.

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