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CHINESE JUNK

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CHINESE JUNK

Postby aukepalmhof » Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:52 pm

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Chinese Junk, the term can be broadly applied to native sailing vessels of the Far East, Chinese junks made voyages to Japan and South East Asia.
She mostly have a high poop, no keel, high sheer; bulkheaded hull; large bladed retractable, mid-line rudder or quarter rudders. Sets 2 – 5 battened lugsails to raking masts. Unstayed pole masts.
The region suffers violent typhoons, the hull has to be very strong. Length up to 137 metre.
More info on the Chinese junk is given on: http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/Pla ... oryID=aa14

Mozambique 2009 33.00MT sg ?, scott?
Mali 1976 180f sg564, scott270.
China 2015 1.20y sg?, scott?
Cuba 2015 85 cent. sg?, scott?
Micronesia 1997 60c sgMS?, scott 259b,c,e,f.
Source: Aak to Zumbra, a Dictionary of the World’s Watercraft.
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Re: CHINESE JUNK

Postby Arturo » Sun Dec 07, 2014 9:38 pm

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Chinese Junk

Bhutan 1990, S.G.?, Scott: 760.

Dominica 1998, S.G.?, Scott: 2056.

Grenada Grenadines 1995, S.G.?, Scott: 1790e.

Grenada Grenadines 1996, S.G.?, Scott: 1861e.
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Re: CHINESE JUNK

Postby Arturo » Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:15 pm

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Chinese Junk

Philippines 1984, S.G.?, Scott: 1719.
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