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Merchant sailing ships, 1850-1875 : heyday of sail

Author: David R MacGregor
Publisher: London : Conway Maritime Press : Lloyd's of London Press, 1984.
Series: Merchant sailing ships
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Genre/Form: History
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MacGregor, David R. (David Roy)
Merchant sailing ships, 1850-1875.
London : Conway Maritime Press : Lloyd's of London Press, 1984
(OCoLC)1019825373
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David R MacGregor
ISBN: 0851773168 9780851773162
OCLC Number: 11703447
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Free trade 1850-1875 --
Changing patterns in shipbuilding --
The Australian gold-rush --
Repeal of the Navigation Acts --
Sail versus steam --
Square rigged ships of over 300 tons 1850-1860 --
Appraisal of cargo carrier design --
Alexander Stephen & Sons of Dundee and Glasgow --
The iron barque Edmund Preston --
Shipbuilding on the Clyde --
Shipbuilders on the Wear and Tyne --
Deck fittings of the Ravensworth --
Shipbuilders of north-west England --
Mersey shipbuilders and the Aphrodita --
James Hodgson of Liverpool --
Shibuilders of southern England --
Donald McKay of Boston and William Webb of New York --
Shipbuilders of Saint John, New Brunswick --
Blackwall passenger frigates --
Ship design in the 1850's --
James Laing aqnd the Dunbar --
Alexander Stephen's frigates --
End of the frigates --
Small square riggers and fore-and-aft 1850-1865 --
Brigs and brigantines --
J & J Hair of Newcastle --
John Gray of Newhaven --
Alexander Stephen's iron and composite brigs and schooners --
Small barques --
Design of schooners --
Matthew Simpson's schooners and the Express --
Three-masted schooners --
Three-masted two-topsail schooners --
Barquentines --
Jackass barks or barquettas --
Ketches, sloops and barges --
Square rigged ships of over 300 tons 1860-1875 --
Jones, Quiggin & Co of Liverpool and the Formby --
Shipbuilding in northern Europe --
Alexander Stephen & Sons of Glasgow and Dundee --
Barclay, Curle & Co and other shipbuilders on the Clyde --
Shipbuilders at Aberdeen --
William and John Pile in north-east England --
Other shipbuilders in Great Britain --
Shipbuilding in America --
Dismasting of large iron sailing ships --
Small square riggers and fore-and-aft 1865-1875 --
Some brigs compared --
Brigantines --
Small barques and the Belle of Lagos --
William H Nevill of Llanelly --
Schooners --
Three-masted schooner Metero --
J & W A Upham of Brixham --
Barquentines --
Jackass barques listed --
Ketches, sloops and barges.
Series Title: Merchant sailing ships
Responsibility: David R. MacGregor.
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