Warwick lies, torn asunder, on the floor of Castle Harbour. As we slowly uncover the ship's buried skeleton, we are continuously astounded by the quality of her construction. She was built from densely packed, massive oak timbers. Between three layers of outer planking, frames, and inner planking (confusingly referred to as ceiling), Warwick's hull would have been solid wood, two feet thick in places.
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Author:Doug Inglis: divingarchaeology.comI study the archaeology of seaborne exploration and contact. I am passionate about public history and outreach, and write about nautical archaeology at http://divingarchaeology.com
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