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Re: [MedievalSawdust] The Fyrdraca sails her maiden voyage (in Missouri)

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  • Haraldr Bassi (yahoogroups)
    ... I believe that at least one shirt, I think it was linen but might have been wool, was used as caulking in a ship as it was later pulled out and used to
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 29, 2005
      On Mon, March 28, 2005 22:08, James W. Pratt, Jr. said:
      >
      > Wool or cow hair would be be more period and would last longer than linen.
      > http://www.regia.org/Ships%201.htm

      I believe that at least one shirt, I think it was linen but might have
      been wool, was used as caulking in a ship as it was later pulled out and
      used to recreate a men's shirt. I'll double check my sources when i get a
      moment.

      Haraldr
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