Bedan 'Al Khamman'

Bedan 'Al Khamman'


Sur Masirah, Oman (OM)
Intact Bedan (type of Dhow) just off the main road between Umm Ar Rusais and Safaiq. A Bedan is an old type of Omani fishing and trading vessel. They were used in the 19th century and perhaps even earlier, all the way from Oman to Zanzibar, sailing along the coast.

This vessel, known as Al Khamman, belongs to a Sheikh Khalifa bin Khamis al Majaali and was built in 1938.
Intact Bedan (type of Dhow) just off the main road between Umm Ar Rusais and Safaiq. A Bedan is an old type of Omani fishing and trading vessel. They were used in the 19th century and perhaps even earlier, all the way from Oman to Zanzibar, sailing along the coast.

This vessel, known as Al Khamman, belongs to a Sheikh Khalifa bin Khamis al Majaali and was built in 1938.
View in Google Earth Sea - Static Display
Links: www.arbeitskreis-historischer-schiffbau.de
By: kjfitz

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