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Last of the square-rigged ships

by Joseph Ferrell Colton

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ships

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliogaraphy: p. 276-277.

    Other titlesSquare-rigged ships.
    Statementby J. Ferrell Colton; with 74 illustrations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM311.S7 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6363969M
    LC Control Number38000379
    OCLC/WorldCa498129

    A full-rigged ship or fully rigged ship is a sailing vessel's sail plan with three or more masts, all of them square-rigged. A full-rigged ship is said to have a ship rig or be ship-rigged.. Sometimes such a vessel will merely be called a ship in 18th- to earlyth-century and earlier usage, to distinguish it from other large three-masted blue-water working vessels such as barques. Book Description Ecco Press, Australia, Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English. Brand new Book. When, as a young man in the s, Benjamin Lundy signed up for duty aboard a square-rigged commercial sailing vessel, he began a journey more exciting, and more terrifying, than he could have ever imagined: a treacherous, white-knuckle passage around that notorious "graveyard 4/5().

    American Civil War () Arizona Colton, Harold Sellers, Mathieson, Peter John Riber, Moshulu (Ship) Pennsylvania Regimental histories Sailing ships Sailors Seafaring life Ship captains Ships Square-riggers Tango (Schooner) United States United StatesArmyPennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 15th () Voyages and travels Windjammers.   Petersson is a renowned draughtsman, modeler and has spent many years researching the intricacies of square rigged ships. Rigging Period Ship Models is the follow-up volume to his earlier publication, Rigging – Fore and Aft Craft, which focused on 18th century British Naval Cutters, the French Luggers and the American Schooner.

    A ship of the line was a type of naval warship constructed from the 17th century to the midth century. The ship of the line was designed for the naval tactic known as the line of battle, which depended on the two columns of opposing warships maneuvering to fire with the cannons along their conflicts where opposing ships were both able to fire from their broadsides, the. The tall ships pass: the story of the last years of deepwater square-rigged sail, embodying therein the history and detailed description of the Finnish four masted steel barque "Herzogin Cecilie".


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