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Sail, the romance of the clipper ships.

Basil Lubbock

Sail, the romance of the clipper ships.

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Published by Madison Square Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clipper ships.

  • Edition Notes

    Vol. 3 edited by A. Campbell.

    StatementPictured by J. Spurling. Stories by Basil Lubbock. Edited by F. A. Hook, with an introd. by Alan Villiers.
    ContributionsSpurling, Jack, 1871-1933, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK57 .L86 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5297028M
    ISBN 100448021986
    LC Control Number72077096


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John Aa.) Wooden Walls to Distant Shores: A Maritime Concoction. The period of clipper ships lasted from the early s to the early s, and over time features such as the hull evolved from wooden to the 'crest of the clipper wave' year ofthere were clippers rounding Cape Horn.

The age of clippers ended when they were phased out in favor of more modern Iron-hulled sailing ships, which eventually gave way to steamships.

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Clipper ship, classic sailing ship of the 19th century, renowned for its beauty, grace, and speed. Apparently starting from the small, swift coastal packet known as the Baltimore clipper, the true clipper evolved first in American and later in British its ultimate form it was a long, slim, graceful vessel with projecting bow and radically streamlined hull, carrying an exceptionally.

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