Picture Of The Clipper Ship Flying Cloud By Buttersworth

Picture Of The Clipper Ship Flying Cloud By Buttersworth

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Types of Ships

It is difficult to classify ships. They are generally made on the same principle - not to sink and because of that they have basically the same parts. Because of that they are classified according to their function. Read more about ships types and classifications.

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Historical Ship Types

Ships can differ according to the material they were made of, what is their role, how they were designed, how many masts they have or what type of sails they carry. They changed in time and many of them are not in use anymore. Read about historical ships and its types.

Longest Ships in the World

World’s largest ships are mainly tankers or cargo ships. They are large so they could carry more but their size can present a problem when they can’t enter smaller ports.

Interesting Facts about Ships

We use ships for thousands of years and they’ve developed in time from three barks that could float on the water to steel ships that can do the same. Here are some interesting facts about ships.