By John Boardman

The crimson determine means of vase portray was once invented in Athens by means of approximately 530 BC at a time whilst the black determine process was once slightly prior its top and whilst a number of different very important studios of vase portray have been flourishing within the Greek international, from the western colonies to Ionia.

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8. Iron Knees Six iron knees (also known as vertical iron hanging knees) are scattered about the vessel's bow area and on top of the ballast pile. These knees are "heavy right angles of iron ... 6) (Stone, 1993:30). Interior iron strengthening works were utilized as early as 1707 on French vessels and were common on Canadian-built wooden vessels constructed between the 1830s and the 1870s (Goodwin, 2002; Stone, 1993:30; Greenhill, 1988:112; Stammers, 2001:115). 1 m) in length. , 2001:119). As opposed to bulky wooden timbers, interior ironwork strengthened wooden vessels and saved valuable cargo space, thereby increasing profits.

7 cm) in thickness. 7 cm) thick. One side of the support timber is straight, while the other side is concave. This timber resembles an arch. 2 cm) in diameter. Likely, this object may have covered an opening such as a companionway or a lumber port. 1 m) off the port side of the vessel's remains. 5cm) deep. Sand has 52 Chapter 4 filled in and around the two surviving pieces. Due to its relative closeness to the site, it is thought to be associated with Catharine. The remains may represent a fresh water tank or a large steam box.

4cm) long iron fasteners remain in the base. The original location of the bollards within the hull could not be conclusively determined. No fastener holes were observed in the ceiling planking immediately below or near the collapsed bollard. The bollards may have originated at deck level and fell as the site deteriorated. Alternatively, the set may have been fastened below deck to a sturdy structure such as the keelson. This interpretation is suggested by the fact that the ship carried lumber whose loading would have been facilitated by tackle attached to the bollards in the hold.

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