The American Clipper Ship, 1845-1920

The American Clipper Ship, 1845-1920

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qThis work offers a new and comprehensive account of the fastest and most beautiful sailing ships ever built. It explores the quest for speed on the seas from the early 1800s through the fast-paced times of the 1850s. Their builders in East Coast states from Maine to Florida are discussed in detail. q--... one that was generally applied to manual laborers of Asian decent during the 19th and early 20th centuries, primarily ... though the Boston-built clipper Blue Jacket (by then under British ownership) arrived in London from Madras (modern anbsp;...

Title:The American Clipper Ship, 1845-1920
Author:Glenn A. Knoblock
Publisher:McFarland - 2014-01-15


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