Articles include: Nathaniel Bowditch by Harold Bowditch; 'Letters Taken in Prizes,' 1778-1780 by William D. Hoyt, Jr.; A Light-vessel of 1823 built by Henry Eckford by Cedric Ridgely-Nevitt; Amphibious Operations in the Gulf of California, 1847-1848, A Contemporary Account Edited by John Haskell Kembell; Five-masted Schooners by John Lyman; and Square Sails and Raffees by Captain P. A. McDonald. Notes, Documents, Queries, and Book Reviews are also included.
Amphibious warfare; Astronomy; Bowditch, Harold, 1883-1964; Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838; Business correspondence; Craven, Augustus Macdonough, 1813-1864; Eckford, Henry, 1775-1832; Hoyt, William D., Jr.; Journals; Kemble, John Haskell, 1912-1990; Letter writing; Letters; Lighthouses; Lightships; Lyman, John, Dr., 1915-1977;Marine architecture; Masts and rigging; McDonald, P. A., Captain; Mexican War, 1846-1848; Nautical astronomy; Ridgely-Nevitt, Cedric; Sailing ships; Sails;Salem (Mass.); Schooners; Ship letters; Shipbuilding; Square-rigged ships; Square-riggers; Surveying; Thompson, Jonathan; Trade routes; Trade
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