Author Results for Tomaso Gropallo

The Declining Years of a Scots Barque

By Tomaso Gropallo

Fifty British sailing ships were sold to Neapolitan owners in the late 19c. Account books give operational details of two clippers owned by the Cafieros of Piano di Sorrento. “Sant’ Anna”, 1,277 tons, was bought in 1897, tramping worldwide until sold eventually to Genoese owners in the quebracho trade. She was scrapped in 1928. “Norman […] Read More

Filed under: Mediterranean | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Administration | Merchant Marines