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pacific square-riggers


Sottotitolo: pictorial history of the great windships of yesteryear

Autore: gibbs j.

Editore: schiffer publishing = cornell maritime = tidewater

ISBN: 488568545

1 disponibili (ordinabile)

1 disponibili (ordinabile)

COD: 488568545 Categoria:


From 1900 to the end of the sailing ship era, West Coast shipping company became the predominant owners of the last breed of sailing ships, the square-riggers. Most of these ships were built elsewhere, but became a representative part of Pacific commerce, basing their operations at West Coast ports from California to British Columbia. A complete look at the Downeasters, seamen’s missions and boarding house, crimps, runners, as well as the great Star Fleet and well-known cannery vessels.