A Ship that Rescued Maritime History

By Ebrahim al-Khaffaf

„A ship is the most honorable thing a man has ever produced.“ This saying of John Ruskin is the first thing that struck my mind the moment I saw the skeleton of the cog, a fourteen-century trading vessel, which somehow looked to me like an organic creature which had been mummified and put in the middle of the hall of the German Maritime Museum. (mehr …)