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Greyhounds of the sea : the story of the American clipper ship

Author: Carl C Cutler
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed. with 500 sailing recordsView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Cutler, Carl C., 1878-1966.
Greyhounds of the sea.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)566246234
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl C Cutler
ISBN: 087021232X 9780870212321
OCLC Number: 10696987
Description: 688 pages : illustrations (some color), plans ; 26 cm
Contents: Colonial conditions --
The young republic --
Democracy afloat --
The early Federalist period --
Fast ships and the War of 1812 --
New transportation problems --
The "railroad route" to Europe --
Sailing records after 1815 --
Speed to China --
The Baltimore clipper --
Evolution and the influence of the packet --
The new China packets, 1840-1845 --
The clipper packets, 1845-1846 --
Boom days in America, 1847-1849 --
'Round Cape Horn, 1849 --
The first California clippers, 1850 --
The British tea trade, 1850 --
Fast California passages, 1851 --
Flying Cloud and Challenge, 1851 --
Oriental trade expansion, 1851 --
Australian gold, 1851 --
California races, 1852 --
New China records, 1852 --
A deep sea derby, 1852-3 --
Flood tide, 1853 --
Ominous signs, 1853 --
Commercial depression, 1854 --
Liquidation begins, 1855 --
Lengthening shadows, 1856 --
Commercial panic and civil strife, 1857 --
Renewing the contest, 1858 --
Last great voyages, 1859.
Responsibility: Carl C. Cutler.
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