Interesting and Important Ship Facts

Did you know that we once tried to win a war with ships made of ice? Do you know how much bathtubs Titanic had for third class? Here you can read interesting facts about ships and boats.

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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.

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How Ships are made?

We built ships even before we learned how to write history. From the primitive ships that could carry small crew and could not sail far from fear of breaking we today have floating cities that can survive any natural condition and last for years.

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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.

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Types of Naval Ships

Naval vessels are military ships and boats with precise purpose. These vessels improved throughout the history and new ones were invented to serve new demands of modern warfare. Here are some of them.

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Types of Merchant Vessels

Merchant vessels come in many sizes depending on their purpose, from 6 meter inflatable dive boats to casino vessels that can take 5,000 passengers. Find out here different types of merchant ships.

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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.

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