Viareggio shipyards origins very far back let’s say in the 1400s Lucca loses Motrone and locates the production of boats towards Viareggio After the Unification of Italy, Viareggio had of 200 locally produced boats Collateral activities arise such as funers, shipwrights, calukers and sailmakers the carpenters the blacksmiths After 1860 there is an evolution in shipbuilding with men who will be the “names” from Viareggio shipbulding industry The first cailing ship launched in Viareggio in 18986 was 300 and later also from 400 and 500 T.s.l. (grosse tonnage) many come from the Arno area but they are mostly shipwrights who they know how toRead More →