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One of the most detailed drawings of a carrack dating to 1475 - 1500

Until the most large warships were carracks: three-masted square-rigged ships with high forecastles and sterncastles. They were large and stable enough to carry artillery.

One of the most detailed drawings of a carrack dating to 1475 - 1500

Until the most large warships were carracks: three-masted square-rigged ships with high forecastles and sterncastles. They were large and stable enough to carry artillery.

Old Portuguese map of India

Old Portuguese map of India

Joao de Castro. Modelos de Galeones, carracas y galeotas de la época.

Galleon, galley and fusta (galliot) depicted by D. João de Castro on the "Suez Expedition" (part of the Portuguese Armada of 72 ships sent against .

Decks awash on the Invercauld

Decks awash on the Invercauld

tatterhood: Building the World’s Most Iconic... - Medieval Love

The Oseberg Viking Ship is an incredible survival and this is the story of building a complete new replica using traditional viking ship building crafts.

Sir Ernest Shackleton, who led three British expeditions to Antarctica in the early 1900s, is considered one of the world’s greatest explorers of his time. Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, CVO, OBE (15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922) was an Anglo-Irish explorer who was one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, CVO, OBE February 1874 – 5 January was an Anglo-Irish explorer who was one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

Shackleton in repose.

Ernest Shackleton: he made one of the greatest open-ocean small boat journeys ever recorded, saving every man of his stranded Antarctic expedition. This is second only to Capt. William Bligh's navigation of the Pacific in an open ships boat .

Oseberg Ship.

Oseberg Ship.

CALLING ALL VIKINGS: Volunteer Crew Needed for Transatlantic Voyage on a 115-Foot Longship

The Norvegian Viking ship reconstruction, "Dragon Harald Fairhair", is the biggest modern time Viking ship in existence. She is 35 m long for a beam of m. Being a she is equipped with 50 oars. (and an engine, not so orginal)