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Research and Reconstruction of Ships

 Anthropology 616

 

Readings

 


Week 1

Steffy, J. Richard, Wooden Shipbuilding and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks, College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1994,  pp. 15-20 and 266-298.

 

Weeks 2 and 3

Blake, W.M. "Taking Off the Lines of a Boat," Mariner's Mirror (1935) 21.1: 5-11.

Dillion, D.W., "Taking lines off small craft,"  Wooden Boat (1992) 107: 70-79.

Herreshoff, L. Francis.  "Chapter 10 - Laying Off a Set of Lines" The Common Sense of Yacht Design.  Jamaica, NY: 1974.

 

Week 4

Brown, David K. "The Form and Speed of Sailing Warships," The Mariner's Mirror, Vol. 84, No. 3, (1998), pp. 298-307.

Chapelle, Howard.  The Search for Speed Under Sail.  New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1967,  pp. 3-51.

Damianidis, Kostas A.  "Methods used to Control the Form of the Vessels in the Greek Traditional Boatyards," Concevoir et Construire les Navires de la Triere au Picoteux.  Eric Rieth, Editor.  Eres, 1998: 217-244.

Gilmer, Thomas C. and Johnson, Bruce. Introduction to Naval Architecture.  Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1982, pp. 37-59.

Steffy, Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks, College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1994, Appendices A and B, pp. 251-255.

 

Weeks 5 to 8

Adams, Jonathan.  "The Oshkarshamn cog.  Part II: Excavation, Underwater Recording and Salvage," IJNA (1990) 19.3: 207-219.

Atkinson, Karen, Alec Duncan and Jeremy Green.  "The Application of a Least Squares Adjustment Program to Underwater Survey," IJNA (1988) 17.2: 119-131.

Baker, Patrick E. and Jeremy N. Green.  "Recording Techniques used during the Excavation of the Batavia," IJNA (1976) 5.2: 143-158.

Botma, H.C. and Th.J. Maarleveld.  "Underwater Heightmeter: A New Handheld Precision Instrument for Elevation Measuring in Underwater Surveying," IJNA (1987) 16.2: 87-94.

Cederlund, Carl Olof.  "Preliminary report on Recording Methods used for the Investigation of Merchant Shipwrecks at Jutholmen and Alvsnabben in 1973-74," IJNA (1977) 6.2: 87-99.

Cozzi, J.  "Technical Communication; The Goniometer: An Improved Device for Recording Submerged Shipwreck Timbers," IJNA (1998).  27.1 Pp 64-80.

Fenwick, Valerie H.  "Thoughts on the Recording of Old Ships," IJNA (1972) 1.1: 177-180.

Foerster, Federico.  "Polysulphide Rubber for Recording Ship Features," IJNA (1982) 11.2: 253.

Jones, Toby, "Recording the Newport Ship: Using Three-Dimensional Digital Recording Techniques with a Late Medieval Clinker-built Merchantman," INA Quarterly (2005) 32.3:12-15.

Leonard, Peter and Stephen Scheifele.  "Technical Communications: Underwater Measuring Device,"  IJNA (1972) 1.1: 165-169.

Matthews, S.D. "Chapter 7: Recording the Hull," In Serçe Limani: An Eleventh-Century Shipwreck, G.F. Bass, S.D. Matthews, J.R. Steffy, and F.H. Van Doorninck, Jr., editors, College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2004, pp. 75-79.

Matthews, S.D., and J.R. Steffy. "Chapter 8: The Hull Remains," In Serçe Limani: An Eleventh-Century Shipwreck, G.F. Bass, S.D. Matthews, J.R. Steffy, and F.H. Van Doorninck, Jr., editors, College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2004, pp. 81-122.

McGrath, H. Thomas, Jr.  "The Eventual Preservation and Stabilization of the USS Cairo," IJNA (1981) 10.2: 79-94.

Murdock, Lorne D. and Tom Daley.  "Polysulfide Rubber and its Application for Recording Archaeological Ship Features in a Marine Environment," IJNA (1981) 10.4: 337-342.

Murdock, Lorne D. and Tom Daley.  "Progress Report on the Use of FMC Polysulfide Rubber Compounds for Recording Archaeological Ships' Features in a Marine Environment," IJNA (1982) 11.4: 

Oddy, W.A.  "Packing and Transporting the Graveney Boat," IJNA (1972) 1.1: 175- 177.

Oertling, Thomas J.  "The Molasses Reef Wreck Hull Analysis: Final Report,"  IJNA (1989) 18.3: 229-243.

Piercy, Robin C.M.  "Mombasa Wreck (Appendix I: The Survey Procedure)," IJNA (1978) 7.4:

Reinders, Reinder.  "The Excavation and Salvage of a 16th Century 'Beurtschip'," IJNA (1983) 12.4: 336-338.

Rule, Nick.  "The Direct Survey Method (DSM) of Underwater Survey, and Its Application Underwater," IJNA (1989) 18.2: 162-170.

Sasaki, R., "Methods for Recording Timber in Three Dimensions," INA Quarterly (2005) 32.3:16-21.

Sledge, Scott.  "On Shifting a Wooden Wreck.  Supplementary Note to the Day Dawn," IJNA (1979) 8.3: 245.

Steffy, J.R. "Chapter 6: Introduction to Ship Studies," In Serçe Limani: An Eleventh-Century Shipwreck, G.F. Bass, S.D. Matthews, J.R. Steffy, and F.H. Van Doorninck, Jr., editors, College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2004, pp. 73-74.

Wadell, Peter J.A. "The Disassembly of a 16th Century Galleon," IJNA (1986) 15.2: 137-148.

Watts, Gordon P., Jr.  "The 'Sinkentine': A Fiberglass Shipwreck Model to Assist in Teaching Three-dimensional Mapping," IJNA (1989) 18.2: 151-156.

Wilson, Garth S.  "The Great Lakes Historic Ships Research Project: Computers and the Analysis and Documentation of Small Craft," Fresh Water (1987).2.2: 9-13.

 

Weeks 9 to 12

Cederlund, C.O., and F.M. Hocker, Vasa I: The Archaeology of a Swedish Royal Ship of 1628. Stockholm: National Maritime Museum of Sweden, 2007, pp. 422, 447-455.

Steffy, J. Richard.  " The Reconstruction of the 11th Century Serce Liman Vessel: A Preliminary Report,"  IJNA (1982) 11.1: 13-34.

Steffy, J. Richard.  "The Role of Three-Dimensional Research in the Kyrenia Ship Reconstruction," Tropis  (1989) 1: 249-262.

Steffy, J.R., S.D. Matthews, F.M. Hocker, and R.C.M. Piercy, "Chapter 8: Reconstruction, Reassembly, and Display," In Serçe Limani: An Eleventh-Century Shipwreck, G.F. Bass, S.D. Matthews, J.R. Steffy, and F.H. Van Doorninck, Jr., editors, College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2004, pp. 123-151.

 

Week 13

Spectre, Peter H.  "The Alvin Clark: The Challenge of the Challenge," Wooden Boat (1983) 52: 59-65.

Manning, Sam.  "The Alvin Clark Revisted," from Wooden Boat  (1983) 52: 66-68.

McCutcheon, C.T., Jr.  "Alvin Clark: An Unfinished Voyage," Wooden Boat  (1983) 52: 53-58.

 

Week 14

Catsambis, A., "Reconstructing Vessels: From Two-Dimensional Drawings to Three-Dimensional Models," INA Quarterly (2006) 33.3:12-15.

Green, J. and M. Gainsford, "Evaluation of underwater surveying techniques," IJNA (2003) 32.2: 252-261.

Green, Jeremy and Souter, Corioli, "Archaeological application of the HPASS (High Precision Acoustic Surveying System) to surveys of the HMS Pandora wreck-site and the Roman bridge at Maastricht," IJNA (2002) 31.1: 273-282.

Green, Jeremy, Matthews, Sheila and Turanli, Tufan, "Underwater archaeological surveying using PhotoModeler, VirtualMapper: different applications for different problems," IJNA (2002) 31.1: 283-292.

Holt, Peter "An assessment of quality in underwater archaeological surveys using tape measurements," IJNA (2003) 32.2: 246-251.

Martin, Colin J.M. and Martin, Edward A., "An Underwater photomosaic technique using Adobe Photoshop," IJNA (2002) 31.1: 137-147.

Van Duivenvoorde, W., "Capturing Curves and Timber with a Laser Scanner: Digital Imaging of Batavia," INA Quarterly (2005) 32.3:3-6.

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