oct 22, 1450 - CARRACK
- Types of cargo: the carrack was first used for European trade from the Mediterranean to the Baltic and quickly found use with the newly found wealth and status of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
- Structure of ship:
was a three- or four-masted ocean-going sailng ship
at was developed in the 14th and 15th centuries in Europe
the carrack was a carvel-built ocean-going ship: large enough to be stable in heavy seas, and for a large cargo and the provisions needed for very long voyages
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evolution of ships