This document is loaded with information about petrified wood and how the process in some cases may take only thousands of years instead of millions.
I found many petrified (or fossilized) ancient ships in the country of Oman. Look closely at the patterns in the rock formations, and you can make out some of the wood ship construction techniques. I' ll be searching throughout the world for more petrified ships to image and catalog. I'll also attempt to draw a ship layout with some of the more common assembly configurations I'm seeing. You can look at a document about petrified wood in this album, too.