East Cornish Luggers

By H.O. Hill, published August 1935

Abstract

This covers the development, heyday and decline of the lug-rigged fishing boats of the eastern Cornish Channel ports from the 1860’s until the end of the First World War when the internal combustion engine became universal.   Construction, equipment and mode of operation are discussed in detail.

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Filed under: English Channel | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Ship Handling & Seamanship | Shipbuilding & Design | Whaling & Fishing

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