Posts Tagged 'sailing'

The Khufu Ship – Intact, 4500-Year-Old Ship

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From Wikipedia –

The Khufu ship is an intact full-size vessel from Ancient Egypt that was sealed into a pit in the Giza pyramid complex at the foot of the Great Pyramid of Giza around 2500 BC. The ship now is preserved in the Giza Solar boat museum. The ship was almost certainly built for Khufu (King Cheops), the second pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom of Egypt.

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Photos Of The Worlds Largest Ship Under Construction

Maersk-Triple-E-sThis blog has photos of a┬áMaersk Triple E ship being built in South Korea. Twenty of these container ships are scheduled to be produced by 2015.┬áTriple E can carry 18,000 containers – 11 layers tall inside and 10 layers tall above deck.

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