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merchant schooners: a portrait of a vanished industry

Greenhill, Basil.

merchant schooners: a portrait of a vanished industry

being a survey in two volumes of the history of the small fore-and-aft rigged sailing ships of England and Wales in the years 1870-1940, with something of their previous history and subsequent fate.

by Greenhill, Basil.

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Published by A. M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Merchant ships -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Schooners -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVK57 .G734
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5610905M
      LC Control Number68018645


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