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The search for speed under sail, 1700-1855

Author: Howard Irving Chapelle
Publisher: New York : Norton, [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Approaches the problem of speed comparisons of sailing vessels that vary widely in size and time construction. Gives a new understanding and appreciation of the progress in American design as an art and science.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chapelle, Howard Irving.
Search for speed under sail, 1700-1855.
New York, Norton [1967]
(OCoLC)601952287
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Irving Chapelle
ISBN: 0393031276 9780393031270
OCLC Number: 712277
Description: xviii, 453 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The state of naval architecture and shipbuilding in the eighteenth century --
1700-1760 --
1760-1793 --
1793-1812 --
1812-1820 --
1820-1845 --
1845-1855 --
Conclusions and comments.
Responsibility: by Howard I. Chapelle.
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Approaches the problem of speed comparisons of sailing vessels that vary widely in size and time construction. Gives a new understanding and appreciation of the progress in American design as an art and science.

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