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  • They were ferrocrete ships, since we still didn't have the steel rolling capability to build them out of steel.

    Lord Conrads Crusade

  •   Our ferrocrete hulls could shrug off anything that a traditional, Thirteenth Century ship could throw at us, our upper decks were five yards higher than those of the tallest wooden ship, so boarding was nearly impossible, and being faster and not at the mercy of the wind, we could always ram them.

    Lord Conrads Crusade

  •   We now used ferrocrete ships on the river, the same Explorer class ships we used everywhere else.

    Lord Conrads Crusade

  •   We would confiscate any useful goods found onboard of the Moslem ships to help defray our costs, and then we would destroy the ships themselves, since wooden ships had very little value now that our ferrocrete ships commanded the seas.

    Lord Conrads Crusade

  • Anyway, ferrocrete is a fine, strong material, and if it took more manpower to build with it, the material costs were much less.

    Lord Conrads Crusade

  •   The Amazon was deep enough to let them travel upstream for thousands of miles, and even their lighters were made of ferrocrete.

    Lord Conrads Crusade

  • A link fence, to hold off animals, enclosed a ferrocrete field.

    The Game Of Empire

  • A ferrocrete field on the northern headland offered landing to aircars, as well as the gliders and propeller-driven wingboats which various Tigeries had constructed for themselves.

    The Game Of Empire

  • It was sited in solid ferrocrete thirty meters below the surface.

    Sentenced To Prism

  • Instead of stopping before a solid ferrocrete barrier, they found three enormous tunnels leading off into total darkness.

    Orphan Star

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