THE GALLEYS OF ARGYLL

@article{McWhannell2002THEGO,
  title={THE GALLEYS OF ARGYLL},
  author={D. C. McWhannell},
  journal={The Mariner's Mirror},
  year={2002},
  volume={88},
  pages={14 - 32}
}
It is unfortunately the case that no galley wreck sites have been identified. Details of the construction of these medieval vessels must therefore be inferred from sculptured stones, graffiti, seals, heraldic devices, documentary evidence, language and literature. West highland galleys were central to the exercise of power and the maintenance of a society dominated by the needs of a warrior aristocracy. Galleys were used for personal transport and display, as troop transports, as assault craft… 
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