American Merchant Ships, 1850-1900, Volume 1
Reprinted from a classic two-volume study, this is one of the most revealing documents of the great age of sail. A rich, finely detailed narrative recounts the histories of 322 late-19th-century merchant vessels: their voyages, cargoes, tonnage, builders, shipboard life, and more. 195 black-and-white photos and illustrations.
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