The Sinking Of The Mary Rose Analysis

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The reading and the lecture are both about the possible reasons for the sinking of the Mary Rose in 1545, which was an English warship. the author of the article presents three hypotheses explaining for the event. The lecturer casts doubts on the claims made in the passage. She asserts that those assumptions are not convincing. First of all, the author points out that the ship sank because water flooded into the ship through the gunports. This is because the doors were not closed after firing the guns. This point is challenged by the lecturer. She argues that if the projectiles had been shot, the guns must be empty. However, recent inspections conclude that the guns are still filled, which means that they were not fired. Therefore, it implies
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