Notes on the Boats of Siberia Part V

By H.H. Brindley, published January 1920

Abstract

This article, the fifth and last of a series, covers “Coasting vessels of European origin”. The author lists two- and three-masted boats observed by travellers to northern Russia, as well as the vessels built locally for explorers such as Bering and Billings. The piece also includes a discussion of the Russian names of various types of boats, indicating (as far as possible) the geographical origin of each term.

 

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Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Pacific | Arctic
Subjects include: Leisure & Small Craft

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