Vodlosjorka                                                         Boat on the Foteviken beach, Misha Naimark

Vodlosjorka Boat on the Foteviken beach, Misha Naimark

The sown ship. It is a big sea-going boat (some 12m long) from Murmansk or Kola area (Finland/Russia). It was built as late as 1905, sewing technique wqas used only for the seams between the strakes, ribs were treenailes. The sewing thread was hemp (?) rope or twine.

The sown ship. It is a big sea-going boat (some 12m long) from Murmansk or Kola area (Finland/Russia). It was built as late as 1905, sewing technique wqas used only for the seams between the strakes, ribs were treenailes. The sewing thread was hemp (?) rope or twine.

The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration (1985), 14

The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration 14

Peter Sjolander in Sweden. Summer 1999                 By Misha Naimark

Peter Sjolander in Sweden. Summer 1999 By Misha Naimark

Peter Sjolander in Sweden. Summer 1999,                by Misha Naimark

Peter Sjolander in Sweden. Summer by Misha Naimark

drawing of a typical Vodlosjorka boat

drawing of a typical Vodlosjorka boat

sewn boat reconstruction

sewn boat reconstruction

sewn boat reconstruction

sewn boat reconstruction

http://www.fotevikensmuseum.se/sewnboat/bigimages/drawingpro.JPG

Sewing technique common in Russian Pomor area and on Baltic

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