Naval Warfare (Other Keyword)

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Constructing the Military Revolution (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Annaliese Dempsey.

This is an abstract from the "Current Research and On Going Projects at the J Richard Steffy Ship Reconstruction Laboratory" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. European naval warfare in the 17th century went through a dramatic change against the backdrop of the Second Anglo-Dutch War.  English and Dutch navies, using the ship of the line as an offensive weapon, switched from a melee style of battle to the line of battle.  This new tactic, which...

Force Analysis of Ancient Greco-Roman Rams and Warships (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kristina J. Fricker. Sean C. Cox. Trevor Hough.

Ancient naval warfare is a subject of fascination for many archaeologists, but little is known about the actual warships; the lack of available archaeological material makes the study of naval warfare largely hypothetical.  The recovery of the Athlit Ram in 1980 and other subsequent finds, such as the Egadi Rams, expanded the available archaeological material drastically, and may provide some insight as to the physical characteristics and limitations of warships of the era.  The purpose of this...