Articles include: 'The Fleet' by Sidney G. Morse; Voyage of the Brig Nabob from Boston to Batavia, Java, in 1833 From a letter by Captain George W. Putnam, of Salem, to his sisters Edited by Ralph Newell Thompson; The Dismal Swamp Canal by Alexander Crosby Brown; Register Tonnage and its Measurement by John Lyman; and Mutton Spankers and Ringtail Topsails by Captain P. A. McDonald. Documents, News, and Book Reviews are also included.
Amphibious warfare; Brigantines; Brown, Alexander Crosby, 1905-; Canals; Dismal Swamp Canal (N.C. and Va.)—History; Dugout canoes; Lake Drummond (Va.); Letter writing; Letters; Lyman, John, Dr., 1915-1977; Marine canvas work; Masts and rigging; McDonald, P. A., Captain; Morse, Sidney G. (Sidney Gilbert), 1903-1982 ; Naval architecture; Naval history; Privateering; Putnam, George W.; Sailing ships; Seafaring life; Ships – Measurement; Thompson, Ralph Newell; Tilden, Bryant P. (Bryant Parrot), 1781-1851; Tonnage – Measurement – Law and legislation; United States. Continental Navy; United States. Navy – History; United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Naval operations; Voyages and travels; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
This digitization project was sponsored by the Salem Marine Society.
A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts
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