The Sloops of the Hudson River: A Historical and Design Survey

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For more than 200 years, sloop-rigged sailing craft carried the bulk of the commerce on the Hudson River, helping to make New York America's premier seaport. Historian and model-maker Fontenoy looks at the origins of Hudson River sloops among seventeenth-century Dutch vessels, then traces the changes through the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries that resulted in the classic Hudson River sloop of the 1830s-50s. He also considers the revival of the type with the 1969 sloop Clearwater. Making full use of visual ...

The Sloops of the Hudson River: A Historical and Design Survey 1970, Mystic Seaport Museum

ISBN-13: 9780913372715

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