Clive Fouché

Clive Fouché

Auckland / Born in Kenya and living in New Zealand with a life defining stint in Zimbabwe. I currently work for Air New Zealand as an engineer but my hobby is maritime his
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The Drakkar descrip. Date circa 1870. Source: Noveau Larousse. Ilustré (Larousse XIXs. 1866-1877) Author A. Brun. A detailed drawing of a Viking ship made in the 1870s.

The Drakkar descrip. Date circa 1870. Source: Noveau Larousse. Ilustré (Larousse XIXs. 1866-1877) Author A. Brun. A detailed drawing of a Viking ship made in the 1870s.

Diagram showing how the mast of a Viking ship is set into the 'keelson' and secured by the 'mast partner' The mast could be removed and stored horizontally, on the upright 'gaffs' and when the ship was sailed, the oar ports were closed to prevent water from leaking in.

Diagram showing how the mast of a Viking ship is set into the 'keelson' and secured by the 'mast partner' The mast could be removed and stored horizontally, on the upright 'gaffs' and when the ship was sailed, the oar ports were closed to prevent water from leaking in.

The Battle of Trafalgar. By the 1930s Dawson was considered one of the greatest living marine artists, whose patrons included two American Presidents, Dwight D Eisenhower and Lyndon B Johnson, as well as the British Royal Family.

The Battle of Trafalgar. By the 1930s Dawson was considered one of the greatest living marine artists, whose patrons included two American Presidents, Dwight D Eisenhower and Lyndon B Johnson, as well as the British Royal Family.

Hms Victory,Wooden Ship

Viking ships were of very different size and construction. Here are shown cross-sections of a number of the best preserved vessels.

Viking ships were of very different size and construction. Here are shown cross-sections of a number of the best preserved vessels.

HMS Victory the first Dreadnought

HMS Victory the first Dreadnought

The biggest viking ship in the world, Draken Harald Hårfagre (Harald Fair Hair), named after the first king in Norway,...

The biggest viking ship in the world, Draken Harald Hårfagre (Harald Fair Hair), named after the first king in Norway,...