Notes on the Geography of The Netherlands: The Amsterdam Connection: Photo 5
The massive keel, once buried with cannon and saltpeter for ballast on the outward voyage and with tin or saltpetre on the return. Pepper was laid in next and covered with textiles--cheaper ones, then more expensive. This replica was made of laminated tropical woods, rather than the original solid oak.
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