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The American-Built Clipper Ship, 1850-1856: Characteristics, Construction, and Details
The American-Built Clipper Ship 1850-1856 Characteristics Construction and Details
Author: William L. Crothers
With the sweep of its bow, its graceful lines, and its cloud of canvas, the clipper ship sparked a romance with the American public that still endures 150 years later. During the 1850s, intense intercity rivalries arose around locally built clippers, as they reached and maintained speeds that were unheard of previously. Ships were suddenly chris...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780070145016
ISBN-10: 0070145016
Publication Date: 10/1/1996
Pages: 530
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Publisher: Intl Marine Pub
Book Type: Hardcover
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