Spars and Rigging from Nautical Routine, 1849

Spars and Rigging from Nautical Routine, 1849

by John M'Leod Murphy, W. N. Jeffers, Joseph T. Higgins
     
 

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Relying on his own experience in the U.S. Navy and consulting his contemporaries in the maritime profession, midshipman Murphy published this book to provide an accurate portrait of a ship's rigging and spars (masts or yardarms supporting or extending a ship's sail). An important book in maritime history, the study describes every improvement made in seafaring

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Relying on his own experience in the U.S. Navy and consulting his contemporaries in the maritime profession, midshipman Murphy published this book to provide an accurate portrait of a ship's rigging and spars (masts or yardarms supporting or extending a ship's sail). An important book in maritime history, the study describes every improvement made in seafaring equipment up to 1849. Subjects cover everything from anchors, bobstays, booms, and cat-head stoppers, to a flying jib, halliards, nippers, and topsail buntlines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486429892
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
07/18/2003
Series:
Dover Maritime Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
803,361
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.39(d)

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