Introduction to "Nanhai No.1 "
Nanhai No.1 a wooden merchant ship of Southern Song Dynasty is one of the
three world-class natural and cultural elements in Yangjiang area. It is the
earliest, largest and best preserved merchant ship for ocean trade of the sunken
ships discovered in the region around China Sea, and also the only sunken ship
which could witness Maritime Silk Road in Ancient China.Preliminary calculation,
"south China sea number one" engraved glassware is pointed the ship, the whole
merchant ship 30.4 meters long, 9.8 meters wide, and the boat (not the mast)
high about 4 m, displacement estimates that up to 600 tons, carrying nearly 800
"Nanhai No.1" sunken ship salvage using airbag
The ship had been investigated for several times before the “Whole Piece
Salvage Scheme” was finally confirmed. On December 22, 2007, “Nanhai No.1”,
sunken under the sea for 800 years, was exposed to air, which created a stir in
the field of archaeology in China.
Airbag how can weighing 3,500 tons of great caisson closer to the Maritime
Silk Road Museum "Crystal Palace " Airbag is more flexible , can be inflated and
deflated at any time to change the direction of movement of the caisson . Airbag
technology relative to the laying of the tracks also economy , many of the works
will caisson level to move in advance with more than 20 root airbags laying
sequence ' track ' , in the process of pulling back the airbag get in front ,
recycling , and then use the traction caisson slowly pull the palace " , the
experts explained to reporters Road .
" Nanhai No.1 " Airbags have make the " Nanhai No.1 "Sunken ship upgrading
to the land
The " Nanhai No.1 "Sunken ship were putted into an iron caisson,The caisson
is 35.7 meters long, 14.4 meters wide, 6 meters high, weighed 5600 tons, The
caisson was successfully move to The Crystal Palace by our 13 units
Diameter1.0mXlength15m " Nanhai No.1 " ultra high pressure airbag ( working
pressure up to 0.4MPA above) in December 28, 2007 ." Nanhai No.1 " airbag begin
his new journey from this.