Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-Of-War 1600-1860, Based on Contemporary Sources

Seamanship in the Age of Sail

An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-Of-War 1600-1860, Based on Contemporary Sources

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ISBN10: 0870219553 ISBN13: 9780870219559 Publisher: Naval Inst Pr Published: Aug 1 1984 Weight: 3.80lbs. Height: 11.50" Width: 9.75" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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Explains exactly how ninteenth-century sailing ships were controlled and discusses rigging, sails, steering, tacking, storms, and emergency procedures

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