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The white ship

  1. Jun 15, 2006 #1

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    Or the ancient titanic, it sailed from Barfleur, anyone know anything about it? i will not give any more details so you do not go wasting your time googling, it is just that i need some details.
     
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  6. Jun 16, 2006 #5

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    Jimmy, i am looking for what type of ship , there are depictions in old tapestries, but they are very stylised, i have serched google, i thought
    that maybe someone had a non google source.
     
  7. Jun 16, 2006 #6
    None of the three links I posted were 'google sources'. I just used google to find them. Are you looking for a web site that google doesn't know about? Good luck with that.
     
  8. Jun 16, 2006 #7
    I googled for shipbuilding "12th century" and found this:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shipbuilding
    Wiki. Figures.

    Was there a sternpost or rudder on the images you saw?
     
  9. Jun 16, 2006 #8

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    Jimmy, a sternpost was introduced about the time in question, i will have to have another look at the images, i have seen a reference to the white ship that calls it a (snake ship) whatever that means.
     
  10. Jun 16, 2006 #9

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    In one refference the white ship is called a dragon ship, i have found an obscure note that states a dragon ship is a viking (drekkar), anyone ?
     
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