Results 1 – 30 of 40 Cogs, Caravels and Galleons: The Sailing Ship, (Conway’s History of the Ship) by Gardiner, Robert [Editor]; Unger, Richard W. Cogs, Caravels, and Galleons has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Steve said: Covers the basics with general and detailed descriptions and a solid starting plac. Cogs, caravels and galleons: the sailing ship, / editor, Robert Gardiner ; consultant editor, Richard W. Unger.

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Gardiner puts together an excellent examination of boats from the 10th to 17th century from an archeological, historical and engineering viewpoint. Umran Haji marked it as coogs Aug gallfons, The ship is probably the most influential tool in human history and it continues to exert a widespread and persistent fascination.

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Return to Book Page. However, it seems to have then taken tens of thousands of years to perfect that design into something that would tip over in a stiff breeze.

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The Sailing Ship, Willy marked it as to-read Feb 25, Carsvels, Caravels, and Galleons: No eBook available Amazon. Joseph Lim marked it as to-read Jul 19, Evangelidis Basil marked it as to-read Dec 13, Cogs, Caravels and Galleons traces the development of seagoing vessels from the traditions of late antiquity to the all important emergence of the three-masted ship, undoubtedly the most significant innovation in the history of shipping before the steam engine.

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David Sims rated it really liked it Aug 08, Without the three-masted ship the European age of exploration and expansion is almost inconceivable and there is caraves doubt that the subsequent evolution of the world would have been markedly different. This comprehensive and authoritative series explores every significant ship type, from the dawn of seafaring to the present day, and is analyzed in detailed and coherent essays.

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Amal Keerthisena marked it as to-read Oct 07, Ron rated it really liked it Sep 04, Steve Howarth rated it really liked it May 31, Covers the basics with general and detailed descriptions and a solid starting place for reference on vessels of the period.

All the contributors are the foremost experts in their fields, but in presenting the fruits of their research at an approachable level, Cogs, Caravels and Galleons is a pioneering work in this area of maritime history.

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