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The French Mediterranean Galley
(circa 1680 AD)
(circa 1992 AD for model)


The French Mediterranean Galley, Built by Ralph W. PrestonThe model is in one of Corning's five liter Pyrex  flasks, having a diameter of about 10 inches. The sails are of paper, the masts, yards and booms are of bamboo. The hull is basswood. Time expended in construction, about 300 hours.

Built by Ralph W. Preston.
Photo by Ralph W. Preston.


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