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American-Built Clipper Ship, 1850-1856 Characteristics, Construction, and Details

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ISBN-10: 0071358234

ISBN-13: 9780071358231

Edition: 2000

Authors: William L. Crothers

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This work contains a complete illustrated history of 152 clipper ships built in America between 1850 and 1856. Every facet of their design and construction is described and illustrated in detail.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 2/25/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Illustrations Tables Lists of American-Built Clipper Ships, 1850 - 1856 Alphabetical List of Vessels Chronological List of Vessels Acknowledgments Introduction Part I Prelude to Building the Ship Chapter 1 Preparation for Construction Chapter 2 Woods Used in Construction of the Clippers Chapter 3 General Characteristics of Clipper Ship Hulls Chapter 4 Fastenings, Hole Borers, and Fasteners Chapter 5 Scarphs Chapter 6 Representative Midship Sections Part II Construction of the Hull Chapter 7 Keel Assembly Chapter 8 Stem and Sternpost Assemblies Chapter 9 Square Frames and Floors Chapter 10 Keelson and Deadwood Assemblies Chapter 11 Half Frames, Cant Frames; Bow and Stern…