Almere Wijk 13 (1427)

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Excavated in the Zuyderzee, the planking of this hull was of typical cog construction. The three bottom strakes on each side of the central plank were set edge-to-edge; all the others overlapped the ones below them. The seven strakes on each side were 4.5 cm thick; the sheer strake was 5.3 to 5.7 cm. thick. Long and short arms of floor timbers were alternated.1


1. Richard Steffy, INA Shipdata Project, Texas A&M University. 2. Hocker, F. M. and K. Vlierman. A small cog, wrecked on the Zuiderzee in the early fifteenth century. Excavation report 19, Netherlands Instituut voor Scheeps – onderwaterArcheologie/ROB(NISA), Lelystad (1996).

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