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... read more
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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.
Reprint of Publications Nos. 21 and 23, Marine Research Society, Salem, Massachusetts, 1930 and 1931.
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