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Re: [junkrig] Re: Digest Number 598

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  • Harry James
    Yes you should find that old book, then scan it and share it with us, unless it is still in print. HJ HJ
    Message 1 of 9 , Feb 1, 2003
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      Yes you should find that old book, then scan it and share it with us, unless
      it is still in print.

      HJ

      HJ
      >
      > I read a book by an old Russian gent from Siberia who
      > claimed that the Chinese junks from when he was
      > young, about a century ago, that traded in his harbor
      > were long, narrow and shallow draft. The big ones were
      > up to 120 feet long by 20 foot beam, flat bottom, four
      > to six short masts, pram bow, raised stern for crew,
      > all in all an interesting design. After this discussion, I
      > should go back to the library, find that tattered old
      > book, and check other details that have been discussed
      > here.
      >
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