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Treasure Ship

Posted September. 26, 2006 07:02,   


A treasure ship has been restored, which took the lead in general Jung-hwa’s South Sea expedition (1405-1433) during Ming Dynasty. On Sep 24, the treasure ship is middle-sized vessel with 63.3m in length, 13.8 in width, 1300 tons in displacement and 400 people in capacity and it was completed in historic park of imperial shipyard of Ming Dynasty, in Nanjing, China. This is far bigger than the Santa Maria of 233 tons that found the New Continent in 1492.