Landscape and environment 1350 up to 1400

Recknitz <br> near Dudendorf Recknitz
near Dudendorf

region Mecklenburg

Shipbuilding in the Hansa aspired to bigger ships and more of them. The wood came from indigenous forests. Keels and bulkheads were constructed from hard wood. Flexible coniferous wood was required for the planks. Demand remained stable due to the constant loss of ships.

Richtenberger See _(2013-07-09),_by_Klugschnacker_in_Wikipedia_(51) 340 Richtenberger See (© Klugschnacker via Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 3.0])

region Western Pomerania

Shipbuilding in the Hansa aspired to bigger ships and more of them. The wood came from indigenous forests. Keels and bulkheads were constructed from hard wood. Flexible coniferous wood was required for the planks. Demand remained stable due to the constant loss of ships.