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Sailing ships, their history and development..

G.S Clowes

Sailing ships, their history and development..

by G.S Clowes

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Published by ill. in 114p .
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The History of Sailing Ships: The story of their development from the earliest times until the 19th century (Historische Schiffahrt) by E. Chatterton (Author)Format: Paperback.

Sailing ships, their history & development, Paperback – January 1, by Geoffrey Swinford Laird Clowes (Author)Author: Geoffrey Swinford Laird Clowes. I read this book many years ago, a library copy, and have been looking for a copy of my own ever since.

If you love sailing ships and/or the history of the United States Navy, this is almost a must-have. The used copy was in excellent condition. The only deficiency was the missing dust jacket, but I knew about that going by: If you love sailing ships and/or the history of the United States Navy, this is almost a must-have.

The used copy was in excellent condition. The only deficiency was the missing dust jacket, but I knew about that going in/5(22). Get this from a library. Sailing ships, their history & development, as illustrated by the collection of ship-models in the Science museum. [Geoffrey Swinford Laird Clowes; Science Museum (Great Britain)] -- For contents and other editions, see Author Catalog.

The History of Sailing Ships: The Story of Their Development from the Earliest Times Until the 19th Century. The famous and complete history of sailing ships from its beginning until the late 19th century. Probably the best and most detailed book about historical windjammers from all countries and continents.

First published in Sailing Ships and Their Story The Story of Their Development from the Earliest T Chatterton, E Keble Published by Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd., London (). Sailing Ships and Their Story: The Story of Their Development from the Earliest Times to the by Edward Keble ChattertonPages:   Sailing ships: the story of their development from earliest times to the present day by Chatterton, E.

Keble (Edward Keble), Pages:   Master seaman, shipbuilder, and nautical chronicler Charles G. Davis here charts an anecdotal, highly personal course through our rich nautical history.

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Laird Clowes H.M.S.O London Australian/Harvard Citation. Science Museum (Great Britain). & Clowes, G. S. Laird.A marine chronometer is a timepiece that is precise and accurate enough to be used as a portable time standard; it can therefore be used to determine longitude by means of accurately measuring the time of a known fixed location, for example Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the time at the current location.

When first developed in the 18th century, it was a major technical Classification: Clock.