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Ships and Harbours
Korean turtle ship (1)
A full-scale mock-up of a Korean naval "turtle ship" of the type used by Admiral Yi Sun-sin against the Japanese at the end of the 16th Century, at Yeosu, South Korea, on 11th May 2012. For a good description of these ships see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_ship; reference is made to this particular copy in this article.
Picture added on 19 January 2014 at 09:19