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Old brig"s cargo

Henry A. Pulsford

Old brig"s cargo

by Henry A. Pulsford

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Published by The Atlantic Monthly Press in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Henry A. Pulsford; with a frontispiece by Frank M. Rines.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P97 Ol
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., [3]-278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6676106M
LC Control Number25007275
OCLC/WorldCa7095617

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OLD BRIG'S CARGO. by Henry A. Pulsford. Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, (). First edition, first printing. Frontispiece illustration by Frank M.

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Within. Two masted vessel square rigged on both masts. The brig is a very old and efficient sailing rig, and the class was still in use up to the very end of commercial sailing ships.

Only a few brigs were built in Nova Scotia yards, but they were very common in European waters. Hi, guys and gals. I have some questions of a historical note, since I am coauthoring a novel taking place on an American merchant brig, built circasailing in The book deals with the Australian gold rush, among other things.

The brig is an intercontinental blue-water trader. I've been trying to give as accurate a description as possible of the vessel, but could use some help. Vessel with three or more masts with square sails on the fore mast and fore and aft sails on the after mast.

Generally in the range of - ton capacity. A well-preserved example of a commercial Barque is the Falls of Clyde. Built init is now preserved as a museum ship in Honolulu, Hawaii. Additionally, the United States Coast Guard. Ship - Ship - “The Atlantic Ferry”: At this point the contributions of Isambard Kingdom Brunel to sea transportation began.

Brunel was the chief engineer of the Great Western Railway between Bristol and London, which was nearing completion in the late s. A man who thrived on challenges, Brunel could see no reason his company should stop in Bristol just because the land gave out there.

NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND: Integrity Drive, Millington TN Address Correspondence to: Attn: PERS-### or BUPERS-### This is an official U.S. Navy Website. Untilcargo was transported in the world's oceans in slow, high-capacity merchant ships: barques, brigs, and ships.

When San Francisco opened up to the world in the late s, even before the Gold Rush, a booming economy ensued and with it a taste for exotics, such as Chinese tea. Shipping rates rose from $10 to $60 a ton. HMS Ringdove (or Ring Dove) was a Royal Navy gun Cruizer-class brig-sloop that Matthew Warren built at Brightlingsea and launched in She took some prizes and participated in three actions or campaigns that qualified her crew for clasps to the Naval General Service Admiralty sold her in to Samuel Cunard, who would go on to found the Cunard LineFate: Sold on 11 June A.

Hyatt Verrill writes in his book, The Real Story of the Whaler: Whaling, Past and Present, “As long as the ship held together and was able to weather the seas and gales, as long as it would carry its cargo of oil and bone, as long as the patched and dingy sails would serve to catch the winds and carry the whalers hither and thither, the.

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The value of the cargo was between $25, and $50, of our money. In the value of the. Brigs were used as cargo ships as well as warships.

When in battle they could carry as many as eighteen guns. With both masts square-rigged, a bigger crew was required to man the same sized ship.

So if you wanted to use a smaller crew, then converting to a hermaphrodite brig, with only one square mast, was a good choice. Brigs shouldn't be confused with brigantines, even though they were developed as variations of them.

Shipbuilders found that by re-rigging brigantines with two square sails each instead of one, the resulting vessels had greater sailing power. These variations became brigs, which were used as cargo carriers and small warships with 10 to 18 s: