The Miniature Ships of August F. Crabtree – Merchant ships like this carried grain, wines, oils, cloth, and passenger throughout the vast empire. Steering oars on each side of the hull were the equivalents of a rudder, used to guide the ship.
The Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia, May 10, 2009
- Something I saw in an old magazine and recognized from real life – how cool is that!
- Confederate Flag flown on the CSS Alabama