The Global Schooner: Origins, Development, Design and Construction 1695-1845
Often celebrated as one of the most handsome, fast and versatile rigs to grace sailing vessels, the origins of the term 'schooner' have remained uncertain. The majority of studies have placed the main emphasis on the rig as it was applied to merchant vessels since around 1850.
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YACHTS NAVY SLOOPS AND PRIVATEERS
COAST GUARDS AND GUNBOATS
MERCHANTMEN AND SLAVERS
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The Global Schooner: Origins, Development, Design & Construction 1695-1845
Karl Heinz Marquardt
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