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STORY OF THE CLIPPER SHIP

Basil Heatter

STORY OF THE CLIPPER SHIP

by Basil Heatter

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Published by B&N, 1996 .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10901040M
ISBN 100760700087
ISBN 109780760700082
OCLC/WorldCa37111785

Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook. Greyhounds of the sea; the story of the American clipper ship.. [Carl C Cutler] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.

Using the story of the Flying Cloud, an 's era clipper ship whose record time from New York around the Horn to San Francisco remained unbroken for almost years, Mr. Maybury illustrates the profits available to those who can provide goods and services to the market during times of high demand. OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: Colonial Conditions --The Young Republic --Democracy Afloat --The Early Federalist Period --Fast Ships and the War of --New Transportation Problems --The "Railroad Route" to Europe --Sailing Records After --Speed to China --The Baltimore Clipper --Evolution and Influence of the Packet --The New China.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cutler, Carl C., Greyhounds of the sea. New York, London; Putnam, (OCoLC)   Clipper Ship is about the fictional Capt. Murdock, who takes his wife and children with him on his ship, the Rainbird, for a trip from New York, around Cape Horn, to California in The story is based on true-life tales of clipper ship voyages following the discovery of gold in which women went to sea with their husbands and families/5(2).


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STORY OF THE CLIPPER SHIP by Basil Heatter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here is the history of the clipper, from the launching of Donald McKay's first design in to the final victory of steam over sail. It is also an exciting portrayal of the era when no man was a real sailor until he had rounded Cape Horn, and when ships raced one another to the Orient to capture the tea trade/5.

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This book is the second sequel to "Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?" and should be read after "The Money Mystery" also available for purchase through Amazon/5(30). Greyhounds of the Sea - The Story of the American Clipper Ship by Cutler, Carl C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The story of the clipper ships.

[R Conrad Stein; Tom Dunnington] -- Discusses the design, uses, sailing, and decline of clipper ships that enjoyed a short but glorious reign of the seas during the mid's. pages, index. Book in excellent condition--light shelf wear only.

Dust jacket has small tear to top of spine, neatly mended with tape, light rubs. Reprint of the history of clipper ships that covers the launching of Donald Mckay's first design in to the final victory of steam over sail.

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. His first book, A Man and His Ship, tells the story of William Francis Gibbs, the naval architect who created the ocean liner SS United States; The Wall Street Journal named it one of /5(75).

His first book, A Man and His Ship, tells the story of William Francis Gibbs, the naval architect who created the ocean liner SS United States ; The W all Street Journal named it /5(87). Published by Patrick Stevens 'Falmouth for Orders' is the story of the race between the 'Herzogin Cecilie' and the 'Beatrice'.

Both vessels were famous among the handful of great sailors that still survived. Villiers signed on as an Able Seaman aboard the 'Herzogin Cecilie' in Melbourne in January /5. Greyhounds of the Sea book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The Story of the American Clipper Ship. Write a review. A.D. Morel rated it it was amazing. Shelves: boats-and-ships. I have the edition in my hands as I write this. There is much pleasure to be had in the black and white photos /5. The story is anchored on the development of The Clipper Ship.

Clippers, especially the high-performance 'Extreme Clippers', were a uniquely American transportation technology developed to support American international and later domestic commerce of the period/5. Buy a cheap copy of STORY OF THE CLIPPER SHIP book by Basil Heatter.

Free shipping over $   'Barons of the Sea' chronicles the race to build the perfect clipper ship There were two simultaneous revolutions in sailing unfolding in America in the.

For more than a century and a half, a grim tale has passed down through Michael Veitch's family: the story of the Ticonderoga, a clipper ship that sailed from Liverpool in Augustcrammed with poor but hopeful emigrants-mostly Scottish victims of the Clearances and the potato famine.

A better life, they believed, awaited them in Australia. Book Overview InElanor Creesy, in a position almost unheard of for a woman in the mid-nineteenth century, served as the navigator on the maiden voyage of the clipper ship Flying Cloud -- traveling from New York to San Francisco in only eighty-nine days.

This swift passage set a world record that went unbroken for more than a century/5(5). A well-known ballad about a ship named Flying Cloud tells the story of an Irishman who was pressed into sailing on the ship on a slaving voyage from Baltimore via Bermuda to West Africa, which led to another voyage as a pirate ship that resulted in the execution of the crew at r: Donald McKay of East Boston, Massachusetts.

Colonial conditions --The young republic --Democracy afloat --The early Federalist period --Fast ships and the War of --New transportation problems --The "railroad route" to Europe --Sailing records after --Speed to China --The Baltimore clipper --Evolution and the influence of the packet --The new China packets, --The.

A delightful real-life story about a piece of history that was most likely well known by every school child of the 19th century: the story about the clipper ship "Flying Cloud. When "Flying Cloud" was launched in Boston in earlyshe was the largest of a new class of clipper ships ever built, and before the year was over she became the 4/5.

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Clipper ship, classic sailing ship of the 19th century, renowned for its beauty, grace, and speed. Apparently starting from the small, swift coastal packet known as the Baltimore clipper, the true clipper evolved first in American and later in British its ultimate form it was a long, slim, graceful vessel with projecting bow and radically streamlined hull, carrying an exceptionally.Boats & Ships > Sail-Powered.

Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab.Early history. The Albatross was built as Albatros, a schooner, at the state shipyard (Rijkswerf) in Amsterdam, Netherlands, into serve as a pilot boat (named Alk) in the North ship spent two decades working the North Sea before being purchased by the German government in She served as a radio-station ship for submarines during the Second World : Sunk in a white squall, mi ( km) west of the .