Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks

Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks

by J. Richard Steffy

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Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks by J. Richard Steffy

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780890965528
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1994
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author


J. RICHARD STEFFY'S lifelong interest in ships and seafaring was directed toward nautical archaeology in the mid-1960s. Since then, he has been involved in numerous shipwreck excavation projects in Europe, Asia, and North America. His most recent research has been directed toward ancient and early medieval craft. He was awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship in 1985 in recognition of his contributions to the field. He was the Sara W. and George O. Yamini Professor of Nautical Archaeology, Emeritus, at Texas A&M University and the Institute of Nautical Archaeology.

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