posted on 08/01/2006 2:50:31 PM PDT
posted on 08/01/2006 2:51:06 PM PDT
cool! ancestral discards :)
posted on 08/01/2006 2:58:26 PM PDT
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posted on 08/01/2006 3:07:46 PM PDT
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I wonder if these ancient mariners had to be careful about dropping the soap in the shower.
posted on 08/01/2006 3:11:08 PM PDT
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Sure, Scotland had plenty of wood to build these boats, but "covered" with "thick" forest??? Really???
Wonder if they've done a to-scale computer reconstruction of it yet?
I'll say this, "Ma ancestors had oak trees the likes of which have'na been seen in these parts for a long spell!"
That thing puts ma bass boat to shame. And it has a transom! (Wonder if they've found the ootboard motor yet...)
posted on 08/01/2006 3:43:30 PM PDT
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Interesting article, thanks for posting it.
I pretended the Early Times I was sipping as I read it was Dewars.
posted on 08/01/2006 3:58:49 PM PDT
by Slump Tester
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To: blam; FairOpinion; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; 24Karet; 3AngelaD; ...
Thanks Blam. Somewhere around here there's some topics about settlements dating to much older yet, in the Orkneys, or possibly the Shetlands.
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posted on 08/01/2006 9:26:39 PM PDT
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The Greeks of the time of Homer and Hesiod were somewhat proud of the new ship building technique involving thwarts and planks and curved hulls since it allowed much bigger and faster ships. Noah, of course, built of timbers (no mention of thwarts,) and sealed with pitch, probably bitumen, placing his home somewhere in an oily region such as California, Texas, Alaska, or Iraq. Hollowing out a log can be challenging and an amount of technology could be involved.
posted on 08/02/2006 8:19:06 AM PDT
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