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Advancement of the various industries connected with shipping Number and Tonnage of Saii.ing-vessels of over ioo Tons net, and Nt'mbkr and tonnage of steamers of over IOO tons gross, belonging to each of the countries named, as recorded in Lloyds' Register Book. Number and Tonnage of Saii.ing-vessels of over ioo Tons net, and Nt'mbkr and tonnage of steamers of over IOO tons gross, belonging to each of the countries named, as recorded in Lloyds' Register Book. Total No. fit steam and sailing...

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Egyptian Ship of the Punt Expedition. About 1600 b.c. From Dh-el-liahari . . . Frontispiece 2. The Oldest Known Ships. About 6000 r c. . . 10 3. Egyptian Boat of the Time of the Third Dynasty . n f4- Egyptian Boat of the Time of the Fourth Dynasty . jj * . Nile Barge carrying Obelisks. About 1600 b.c. . 20 6. Battleship of R mses III About 1200 b.c. . . 24 7. Portion of a Phoenician Galley. About 700 b.C. From 8. Greek Unireme. About 500 b.c. 30 9. Greek Bireme. About 500 b.c. 31 10....

Modern wooden sailingships

In consequence of these disasters a new and improved class of frigate was introduced into the Koyal Navy. What had happened in the case of the frigates took place also in regard to the sloops employed as cruisers. Fi j. bo.--Heavy French frigate of 17S0. Fi j. bo.--Heavy French frigate of 17S0. They were completely outmatched by the American vessels of corresponding class, and many of them were taken. In 1815, on the conclusion of the long wars with France, there was,...

Preface

An endeavour has been made in this handbook, as iar as space and scantiness ot material would permit, to trace the history oi the development ot wooden ships from the earliest times down to our own. Unfortunately, the task has been exceedingly difficult for the annals of shipbuilding have been very badly kept down to a quite recent period, and the statements made by old writers concerning ships are not only meagre but often extremely inaccurate. Moreover, the drawings and paintings of vessels...

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Direction which progress will inevitably take m the future. Here he will learn, for instance, how difficulties have been overcome in the past, and will be the better prepared to play his part in overcoming those with which he, in his turn, will be confronted. In such a museum he can study the advantages conferred upon the. owner, by the successive changes which have been effected in the materials, construction,-.(and the means of propulsion of ships. He. can trace, for instance, the effects of...

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And dimensions of the caravel Santa Maria, which was the largest of the three vessels. She was reconstructed in 1892 -93 at the arsenal of Carrara, by Spanish workmen, under the superintendence of Senor Leopold Wilke, for the Chicago Exhibition of 1893. Senor Wilke had access to every known source of information. Figs. 38 to 40 give a general view, sail-plan and lines, of this ship as reconstructed. The following were her leading dimensions Length of keel 60 68 feet Length between...