Shinan Gun (ca. 1320)

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This hull is still undergoing conservation, so research is not yet complete. It was carrying 26.8 tons (7 million) of brass coins. Seven bulkheads created eight compartments. A research model has been built and is being studied. Planking seams are rabbeted clinker aft and rabbeted carvel in the forward part of the ship.1


1. Richard Steffy, INA Shipdata Project, Texas A&M University.

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