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Zheng Vs Columbus - A Battle Of The Boats [Pic]

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Zheng Vs Columbus - A Battle Of The Boats [Pic]. Chinese explorer Zheng`s ship compared to Christopher Columbus`s Santa Maria. Both lived and sailed at the same time.
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Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 12206 Posts
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 12:26:27 PM
also, just because the largest wood size you know of is a 4x4, does not mean they cant make it thicker.


The largest wood size that I know of is a tree. As usual, you're making stuff up and claiming your fiction is about me. It`s not. It`s yours.

You really ought to learn more about a subject before berating other people about it. All-wood ships leak. The bigger they are, the more they leak.

If you were talking about a raft made from particularly large trees, that might be a different matter. But you`re not.

And yes, you can make a boat out of cement. Which is irrelevant to the fact that wooden boats are made of numerous pieces and that wood flexes, so even if you use pitch or some other waterproofing substance in the gaps there are limits to how big you can make it and keep it seaworthy.

Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 12206 Posts
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 12:18:08 PM
Angi, Angi, Angi.... your lack of knowledge is showing.


You're citing the History Channel as a source of truth. Are you serious?

Out of interest, are you claiming that those ships were the results of magic or of alien technology that might as well be magic? It has to be one or the other.

CaptKangaroo
Male, 50-59, Southern US
 2115 Posts
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 8:08:22 AM
@Sleepyhallow- Nice follow up to the post; Do ya think they played an ancient version of futball in that there thang?

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17324 Posts
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 1:17:20 AM
5cats: "Wasn't the Santa Maria the smallest of the three?"

No, The Santa Maria was the largest.

And there is no proof, other than that one text, that the boat actually existed.

Sleepyhallow
Male, 50-59, Western US
 1928 Posts
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 12:08:56 AM
Angi, Angi, Angi.... your lack of knowledge is showing.
Ships that housed 4000 men sailed the seas in 200BCE


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