700 year old Cog from Hanseatic League found 5 feet under street

Started by steve58, April 20, 2022, 05:54:17 PM

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steve58

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Staggerwing

Very cool story indeed... but isn't the ship pictured in the drawing a Caravel? I believe even larger Cogs had only one mast.
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steve58

Quote from: Staggerwing on April 21, 2022, 05:48:14 AM
Very cool story indeed... but isn't the ship pictured in the drawing a Caravel? I believe even larger Cogs had only one mast.

Your probably right, so I'm gonna blame the article I referenced in the OP which is where I grabbed the screenshot.  :-[

This link has some pics of both types.

https://www.hanse.org/en/hanse-historic/the-history-of-the-hanseatic-league/the-hanseatic-cog/
Government is not the solution to our problem—government is the problem.   Ronald Reagan
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.   Thomas Jefferson
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.   George Orwell
If you ever find yourself in need of a safe space then you're probably going to have to stop calling yourself a social justice warrior. You cannot be a warrior and a pansy at the same time   Mike Adams (RIP Mike)