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Clippers and whaling ships

by Tim McNeese

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Published by Crestwood House, Maxwell Macmillan, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Navigation -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Clipper ships -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Whaling -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Whaling ships -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Clipper ships -- History.,
    • Whaling ships -- History.,
    • Ships -- History.,
    • Navigation -- History.,
    • Whaling -- History.

    • About the Edition

      Surveys the history of clippers and whaling ships and examines their significance in America"s growth as a nation.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

      StatementTim McNeese.
      SeriesAmericans on the move
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVK23 .M36 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1547774M
      ISBN 100896867358
      LC Control Number91027187

      The Clipper Ships. Sources. Age of Sail. For a few brief decades between the end of the War of and the control of the world ’ s trade routes by the ocean steamers (after about ), America ’ s merchant marine enjoyed a golden era, in some areas challenging even the historical predominance of England on the high seas. New York ’ s packet lines plied the Atlantic on predictable. Index of Merchant sailing ships, heyday of sail, by David R. MacGregor. Naval Institute Press, ©

        New Bedford whaling brig, ca. , Wood, ivory, string MO Roosevelt’s Delano ancestors included owners and captains of whaling ships. This model of a New Bedford whaling brig is believed to have been made in the s by a seaman who served aboard the vessel. Tall Ship Nights Itinerary Embark-Disembark Brochure Rates From Save up to 65%; 05 December Royal Clipper: 7: Antigua to Barbados: Antigua - Barbados $6, $2, 05 December Star Flyer: 7: Treasure Islands: St. Maarten - St. Maarten $6, $2, 12 December Royal Clipper: 7: Windward Islands: Barbados - Barbados $6,

      Whaling Ship Charles W. Morgan, Nautical, US Whaling Fleet, Killer Whale, Sailing ship, Clipper Ship, Ships Mast, Nantucket, Cape Cod TheTravelingCamera 5 out of 5 stars (8) . Hobart Town in --The first ships of Hobart Town --Bay Whalers of Hobart Town --Whale Ships and whaling --Traders of Tasmania --Intercoastal and coastal --Tasmania's shipbuilders and their ships --London traders --Tasmanian and British --Strange stories of ships and men --Harbour cradt, coasters and hulks --Appendix 1: Wrecks on Tasmanian.


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Inthe whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny by: Of all the ships human beings have constructed to navigate the waters of the world--from a hollowed-out log sharpened at both ends to modern ocean liners weighing thousands of tons--those powered by the wind are among the most interesting and this classic review, noted maritime artist Gordon Grant has created 80 magnificent line illustrations of some of history's most 4/5(1).

In the 19th century a new breed of ship was built: the clipper ship. Clippers and whaling ships book several huge masts (up to seven!) and a vast spread of canvas, the clipper ships dramatically cut down the time it took to sail from Europe to the US or the Pacific.

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The new ship is modeled after the five-masted France II of She will square feet of sail, or over twice the sail area of the clipper ship Cutty Sark. She is said to the largest square-rigged ship in the world.

Star Clippers owns and operates the ship that had been the world’s largest, the five-masted Royal Clipper. Books shelved as whaling: Moby-Dick or, the Whale by Herman Melville, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick.

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Captain George Pollard Jr. was just 29 years old when the Essex went down, and he survived and returned to Nantucket to captain a second whaling ship, Two Brothers.

But when that ship Author: Gilbert King. Lecture and Book Signing: Delano and Grinnell – A Tale of Two Clippers. J By Steven Ujifusa, author Tickets: Members $10 | Non-Members $ The New Bedford area was the birthplace of two main characters of Barons of the Sea, Ujifusa’s recent book.

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. The one-volume edition of two rare model-building manuals also devotes chapters to ship’s rigging (ancient and modern) and abundant information on clippers and old-time whaling ships.

A treasury of essential information for hobbyists, model builders, and devotees of the great age of sail. The Cutty Sark was a clipper ship that was built in It was the last clipper ship to be built and is now preserved on dry dock in Greenwich London.

The biggest attraction of this clipper ship is that it is the last original clipper ship that can still be viewed in a physical form. Superb, authoritative history of sailing vessels, with 80 magnificent line illustrations by noted maritime illustrator Gordon Grant. Ships include a Roman trireme, Viking longship, 16th-century caravel, New Bedford whaling bark, 19th-century brigantine, many more.

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The modern whaling industry led to some of the most innovative ideas of the 19th century, especially in ships and harpoons. Almost everything in ships changed, and a new lethal harpoon became a killing machine. - Ships greatly changed: they became larger and beamier, while also becoming faster in.

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It covers crew lists and agreements, originally known as muster books, and log books up until These records are especially useful for research prior to the first Register. About this Item: Facsimile, 8vo.

Softcover. pp. Very good, cover edges lightly sunned. Printed in Sepia. Contents includes 30 Illustrations.

Hobart town inThe First Ships of Hobart Town, Bay Whalers of Hobart Town, Whale Ships and Whaling, Traders of Tasmania, Intercolonial and Coastal, Tasmania's Shipbuilders and Their Ships, London Traders, Tasmanian and British, Strange.Essex was an American whaler from Nantucket, Massachusetts, which was launched in Inwhile at sea in the southern Pacific Ocean under the command of Captain George Pollard Jr., she was attacked and sunk by a sperm ed thousands of miles from the coast of South America with little food and water, the man crew was forced to make for land in the ship's surviving : Attacked and sunk by a sperm whale, November .Logbook page, orkept on board the whaling ship Aeronaut of Mystic, Conn., on a voyage to the South Atlantic whaling grounds.

Mystic Seaport HFM 61 The American Offshore Whaling Logbook database, contains records transcribed from whaling log books giving information on the whales seen and captured, and the date and the.