The Global Schooner: Origins, Development, Design and Construction, 1695-1845

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Often celebrated as one of the most handsome, fast and versatile rigs to grace sailing vessels, the origins of the term 'schooner' have remained uncertain. The majority of studies have placed the main emphasis on the rig as it was applied to merchant vessels since around 1850. The book puts forward a new explanation, based on primary source material, of the origins of the schooner tracing the term and its practical application back to England in 1697. The evolution of the rig is then traced through Europe and the US in the ...

The Global Schooner: Origins, Development, Design and Construction, 1695-1845 2004, US Naval Institute Press

ISBN-13: 9781591143284

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The Global Schooner: Origins, Development, Design and Construction 1695-1845 2003, Conway Maritime Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780851779300

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