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Viking shipyard surveyed from the air

Aerial surveys of a 12th century Viking shipyard are being carried out on the Isle of Skye. Boat timbers, a stone-built quay and a canal have already been uncovered at Loch na h-Airde on Skye's Rubh an Dunain peninsula. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) has

Mediterranean shipwrecks show transition to modern shipbuilding

The discovery of three shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea is revealing new details about the transition between medieval and modern shipbuilding.The remains of the three craft – all dating from between 1450 and 1600 – were found in the straits between Turkey and the Greek island of Rhodes. One ship