Author Results for D.W. Privett and J. R. D. Francis

The Movement of Sailing Ships as a Climatological Tool

By D.W. Privett and J. R. D. Francis

This article describes the methodology of deriving a conclusion on the variation of the strength of the trade winds, based on a calculated average speed of sailing vessels bound from England to the West Indies in the nineteenth century, applying data within Lloyds List. Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Science & Exploration