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Fore-and-afters

B. B. Crowninshield

Fore-and-afters

by B. B. Crowninshield

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Published by Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Press in Boston, Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Schooners -- United States.,
    • Yachts -- United States.,
    • Ships -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby B.B. Crowninshield ; with introduction by Charles Francis Adams.
      ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM311.F7 C8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 99 p., lxiv leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6413615M
      LC Control Number41001748

      Crowninshield, B.B. FORE-AND-AFTERS. Bos. b/w plates. 4to, 99 pp. plus LXIV plates. Far and away the handsomest book on this vessel type. Crowninshield's learned text is ably introduced by yachtsman Charles Francis Adams. Early fore-and-afters, American fishermen, privateers, cargo schooners, Great Lakes vessels and yachts are considered. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Jump to navigation Jump to search. English [] Etymology []. In reference to its two brims. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology ularly: “But does it come from after, or from fore and aft + -er?”). Noun []. fore-and-after (plural fore-and-afters).

      In Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of , archaeologist Kevin J. Crisman and his fellow contributors examine sixteen different examples of era naval and commercial range from four small prewar vessels to four or gun brigs, three warships of much greater size, a steamboat hull converted into an armed schooner, two gunboats, and two . The book brings a visual clarity to the complexities of period rigging and will delight anyone with an interest in the rigging of traditional fore-and-aft craft. It’s not just for modellers but a boon to traditional seafarers and readers of historical fiction also.

      Fore-and-afters, or schooners, handle better in coastal winds, have shallower drafts for shallow waters, and require a smaller crew in proportion to their size. By the end of the 18th century the schooner had become the most important North American ship. A unique insight into the last days of sail. A remarkable collection of authentic and detailed drawings. An invaluable practical source book for modellers and practical sailors alike. Owing to their simplicity of rig the small fore-and-afters, the coastal schooners were among the last commercial sailing vessels to remain in existence; today they.


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"Fore-and-afters" were first used in the fifth century B.C. but this book stresses the American versions rather than the historical aspects. From lateeners and luggers in early days to privateers and merchant ships, cargo schooners, Great Lakes sailing vessels, and modern yachts.

A book for the nautical shelf, and a rather specialized one. ""Fore-and-afters"" were first used in the fifth century B.C. but this book stresses the American versions rather than the historical aspects. From lateeners and luggers in early days to privateers and merchant ships, cargo schooners, Great Lakes sailing vessels, and modern yachts.

Fore-and-Afters [WITH ORIGINAL BOX] In this book, Mr. Crowninshield focused on fore-and-after ships, giving some of their history and describing many ships in some detail; profusely illustrated with diagrams and black and white photographs of both ships and ship captains.

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In this book, Mr. Crowninshield focused on fore-and-after ships, giving some of their history and describing many ships in some detail; profusely illustrated with diagrams and Fore-and-afters book and white photographs of both ships and ship captains. The small fore-and-afters, the coastal schooners, were among the last commercial sailing ships to remain in existence; Fore-and-afters book they are gone, as are nearly all the men who sailed in them, and with them the knowledge which was needed to work them by the power of the wind alone.5/5(2).

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Contents include: Contents include: “Round the World”, “Shipshape”, “Bristol Fashion”, “Spars and Rigging”, “Square Rig”, “Fore-and-Afters”, “Watch on Deck”, and “Practical Details”, Spars and Repairs”. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and : Conor O'Brien. Folks, Text-Book of Seamanship,is an updated age of sail textbook at the beginning of the true transition of warships from sail to steam this online version of the manual we have attempted to keep the flavor of the original layout while taking advantage of the Web’s universal accessibility.

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About this title The small fore-and-afters, the coastal schooners, were among the last commercial sailing ships to remain in existence; today they are gone, as are nearly all the men who sailed in them, and with them the knowledge which was needed to work them by the power of the wind alone.5/5(1).

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This book is a step-by-step introduction to the ships and their mesmerizing designs, the treacherous routes they sailed, and the specialist skills of men who worked on them.

Complete with both insights into the bygone era of sailing and entertaining stories of perilous adventures at sea, this is the perfect compendium for sailors, historians. Synopsis Owing to their simplicity of rig and the small fore-and-afters, the coastal schooners, were among the last commercial sailing vessels to remain in existence; today they are gone, as are nearly all the men who sailed in them, and with them the /5(7).The Ship's Log Tuesday, Septem Workaday Schooners.

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