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Fire in the Hold : Construction and Use of the 1628 Swedish Warship Vasa's Galley
(East Carolina University, 2010)
The galley of the 17th century Swedish warship Vasa is currently the only large 17th century naval galley available for study. It was surveyed by the author in 2008. While the galley's wooden structure remains largely ...
The Rigging and Gun Tackle Blocks of the Swedish Royal Warship Vasa
(East Carolina University, 2011)
Rigging blocks are absolutely essential to the operation of a large sailing vessel, yet little has been published on these vital pieces of hardware. This thesis examines and analyzes the rigging and gun tackle blocks found ...