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Those Vulgar Tubes: External Sanitary Accommodations aboard European Ships of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries

Those Vulgar Tubes External Sanitary Accommodations aboard European Ships of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries The disposal of human waste is critical especially where humans are in close quarters As Joe J Simmons III shows in this redesigned volume information about this vital function on ships of the great

  • Title: Those Vulgar Tubes: External Sanitary Accommodations aboard European Ships of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries
  • Author: Joe J. Simmons
  • ISBN: 9780890967881
  • Page: 233
  • Format: Paperback
  • The disposal of human waste is critical, especially where humans are in close quarters As Joe J Simmons III shows in this redesigned volume, information about this vital function on ships of the great era of sail is amazingly scarce In Those Vulgar Tubes, Simmons has collected and interpreted the available archaeological and iconographical evidence, providing historiansThe disposal of human waste is critical, especially where humans are in close quarters As Joe J Simmons III shows in this redesigned volume, information about this vital function on ships of the great era of sail is amazingly scarce In Those Vulgar Tubes, Simmons has collected and interpreted the available archaeological and iconographical evidence, providing historians and anthropologists with a rich view of a historically censored subject In his introduction, Simmons discusses evidence of what methods early sailors used for relief Subsequent chapters focus on each century of pre modern exploration and the developments of ship design at bow and stern where sailors were accommodated Officers had the luxury of enclosed, closetlike facilities the book s title comes from a poem in which the ship s chaplain begs to be allowed to use the officers luxurious facilities rather than the vulgar tubes the downward projecting trunking through which effluvia was directed into the sea With clear illustrations and a timeline that graphs the development of sanitary facilities, Those Vulgar Tubes fills a longstanding void in the history of maritime travel.

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    1. Well we have to shit somewhere. It was a real problem for ships at sea. It's just not that easy to throw a bucket downwind. This little gem will tell you more than you ever wanted to know about the development of excreta mechanisms.One neat little trick was to move the "sanitary box" from side to side of the stern depending which tack the ship was on. The boxes were roped on to the side of the ship. Of course, some of the smaller ships might employ the ocean for another useful purpose. "For jake [...]

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