American Sailing Ships: Their Plans and History

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Courier Corporation, 1929 - Transportation - 196 pages
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A master seaman, shipbuilder, and maritime historian charts an anecdotal, highly personal course through America's nautical history. Written in an informal, entertaining style, it features nearly 140 photographs, prints, and plans depicting˙ships from the 18th through 20th centuries:˙quoddy boats,˙fishing schooners, clippers, packet ships, frigates, and other˙vessels.
 

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Contents

Block Island Boats and Pinkys
1
Block Island Boats
5
Sail Plan oFBlock Island Boat DAUNTLESS 1 i
12
Model of Quoddy Boat YANKEE IIERo l 3
16
Pinky MAiNE built in 1845 2
24
A Knockabout Fishing Schooner 2 5
28
Plans of Knockabout Schooner HELEN B T11oMAS 3 i
32
Details of Rigging on a Gloucester Fisherman
33
Ships R0Ussi2AU and D1ssoisM0NA at New Bedford 5 7
62
South Street New York City in 1880
74
Model of United States Frigate RALElH i776
82
Drying Hammocks on a United States Frigate
120
The Frigate RAIEtcH
121
Sailors Telling Yarns on an OldTime Frigate
122
A Frigate of 1750
131
Masts and Spars of United States Naval Vessels
139

The Baltimore Clipper and Other Southern Craft
37
0 Aomsou
40
Primitive Dugout Canoe at Panama 1928
44
Deck Views of Florida Red Snapper Fisherman
48
Old Style Sponge Boats at Tarpon Springs
52
The Packet Ship IsAAC WEBB
56
New Style Sponge Boats at Tarpon Springs
56
List of Plans of Ships
159
A Pinky ofthe Year 1800
166
Fishing Schooner HENRY FORD Ashore on Cape Ann
172
Plans of Packet Ship lsAAC WEBB
180
Sail Plan of United States Frigate RA1E1oH 1776
186
Index
191
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