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The clipper ship era

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G. P. Putnam"s sons , New York, London
Clipper
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LC ClassificationsHE745 .C5
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Paginationxii p., 1 l., 404 p.
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Open LibraryOL6524812M
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The peak of the clipper frenzy was reached in with the Deep Sea Derby around Cape Horn with such notable clippers as Wild Pigeon, Tinqua, Flying Dutchman, Flying Fish, and Game Cock.

Donald McKay sold many clipper ships to ship owner James Baines of the Black Ball Line in Liverpool, England.5/5(3). T HE Clipper Ship Era began in as a result of the growing demand for a more rapid delivery of tea from China; continued under the stimulating influence of the discovery of gold in California and Australia in andand ended with the opening of the Suez Canal in These memorable years form one of the most important and interesting periods of maritime history.

The Clipper Ship Era Paperback – Octo by Arthur Hamilton Clark (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 17 formats and editions Cited by: 8. Science Book Talk. Clipper Ship Owners Made Millions. This is one of the more violent episodes in the clipper ship era and exposes to the nation and to the world how men and safety were.

The Clipper Ship Era: An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, Builders, Commanders, and Crews. - by CLARK; ARTHUR H. First Edition. ex-libris, hardcover, pages, 39 illustrations.4/5.

His new book, Barons of the Sea, brings to life the dynasties that built and owned the magnificent clipper ships of America’s nineteenth-century-era of maritime glory. Steven has given presentations across the country and on the high seas, and has appeared as guest on CBS Sunday Morning and NPR/5(84).

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The Clipper Ship Era: An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, Builders, Commanders, and Crews Arthur Hamilton Clark. G.P. Putnam's Sons, - Clipper ships - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. The Clipper Ship Era An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, Builders, Commanders, and Crews READING COPY ONLY by Clark, Arthur H.

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Clark, in his book The Clipper Ship Era, explains the history leading up to the construction of the first extreme clipper. InJohn W. Griffeths, of New York proposed several improvements in marine architecture, which were embodied in the model of a clipper ship exhibited at the American Institute, in February of that he delivered a series of lectures on the.

“Clipper Ships is a celebration of the past and present of these sailing wonders.” ―48 North “This page lushly illustrated hardback compiles the human stories of many ships and voyages from the era.”Classic Boat/5(10).

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We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to. His new book, Barons of the Sea, brings to life the dynasties that built and owned the magnificent clipper ships of America’s nineteenth-century-era of maritime glory.

Steven has given presentations across the country and on the high seas, and has appeared as guest on CBS Sunday Morning and ed on: J The clipper ship era: an epitome of famous American and British clipper ships, their owners, builders, commanders, and crews / by Arthur H.

Clark. 'Barons of the Sea' chronicles the race to build the perfect clipper ship Clipper ships are the dream floating before the eyes of all the characters in Steven Ujifusa's fast-paced and entrancing. An excellent telling of the clipper ship era and the barons of the sea in that era-family names you would recognize such asRussell, Forbes,Mintern, and Perkins the grand tradition of David McCullough and Ron Chernow, the sweeping story of the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and /5.

The period of clipper ships lasted from the early s to the early s, and over time features such as the hull evolved from wooden to the 'crest of the clipper wave' year ofthere were clippers rounding Cape Horn. The age of clippers ended when they were phased out in favor of more modern Iron-hulled sailing ships, which eventually gave way to steamships.

⁠A Abbot Lawrence, medium ⁠ clipper ship, Abergeldie, British clipper ⁠ ship, Abrahams, J., builder, Bal- ⁠ timore,Abrahams. Rainbow, launched in New York in to sail in the China trade for the firm Howland & Aspinwall, was the first extreme clipper, a type of clipper ship designed to sacrifice cargo capacity for speed.

1 The first extreme clipper ship. 2 Design and construction. Clipper bow. 4 Disappearance. 8 Further reading. The first extreme clipper : Disappeared on or after 17 March   The Clipper Ship Era is a fascinating book about American and British Clipper ships in the 19th : CreateSpace Publishing.

A clipper was a very fast sailing ship of the early to mids. According to a comprehensive book published inThe Clipper Ship Era by Arthur H.

Clark, the term clipper was originally derived from slang in the early 19th century. A clipper was a type of midth-century merchant sailing ship, designed for ped from a type of schooner known as Baltimore clippers, clipper ships had three masts and a square were generally narrow for their length, small by later 19th century standards, could carry limited bulk freight, and had a large total sail area.

Clipper ships were mostly constructed in British and. Clark, Arthur H.: The clipper ship era: an epitome of famous American and British clipper ships, their owners, builde by Arthur H.

Clark (Charleston, South Carolina: BiblioBazaar, ) ISBN /ISBN Author: Robert Mcroberts. The first chapter in the book gives a basic summary of the clipper ship era. The rest of the book was devoted to true stories about the captains of the 4/5.

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Condition: New. Some Ships of the Clipper Ship Era - Their Builders, Owners, and Captains - A Glance at an Interesting Phase of the American Merchant Marine So Far as.

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller   The Clipper Ship Era/Chapter From Wikisource It is to be noticed how closely these last dates correspond with those of the clipper ship era, which opened with the advent of the Rainbow inand was brought to its greatest brilliancy through the discovery of gold in California and Australia in and At this time each nation.

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The Clipper Ship Era. An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, Builders, Commanders and Crews Author: Mike Dash. A clipper ship is a synonym for the merchant ship. In the s, a new kind of merchant navy vessel was created by American ship builders to facilitate faster transport of cargo through the oceanic waters.

These ships were later incorporated by the English ship builders as well and the clipper ship started getting famous almost across the world. The ship last named registered tons, measured: length feet 9 inches, breadth 27 feet 8 inches, depth 18 feet 5 inches, and was an extremely sharp and handsome, though a very wet ship.

It used to be said that Captain Maxton, her commander, drove her into one side of a sea and out the other; at all events, she was generally known among.