The Later Sailing Ships

By Edward Bowness, published November 1943


With the imminent disappearance of the deep water sailing ship the author urges preserving information about these vessels. The lack of present information is especially noticeable regarding deck arrangements and fittings: complete descriptions of particular ships that could be used for building models at a later time are completely lacking. As a contribution to the subject the writer offers a few notes and photographs discussing and illustrating the deck lay-out of some of the later four-mast barques, among others Archibald Russel, Padua and L’Avenir.

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Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

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