2 edition of East India voyages of Salem vessels before 1800 found in the catalog.
East India voyages of Salem vessels before 1800
James Duncan Phillips
1943 in [Salem? .
Written in English
|Statement||by James Duncan Phillips...|
|LC Classifications||HE767.S3 P5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 p. l., 75 p.|
|Number of Pages||75|
|LC Control Number||a 43003405|
It was square-rigged on the foremast and mainmast and lateen-rigged on the mizzenmast. An East Indiaman, c. The luggers, rating from one hundred and fifty to two hundred tons and some even higher, belonged to the type used by the privateersmen of Brittany, a scourge upon every sea where the merchant flag of an enemy was to be found. The grandparent also might easily be identified, in the Italian galleys of Genoa and Venice, though this is of no importance to our present purpose. Subsequently he commanded her, and upon retiring from the sea in he became the Governor of the Sailors' Snug Harbor at Staten Island.
All of these shipyards were below Grand Street, on the East River. She was built by Green's of Blackwall in to a design known as that of the 'Blackwall Frigates' - Indiamen which had the single-decked appearance of that type of warship. Spices on display in a bazaar in Istanbul. Strong and swift Spanish ship probably a galley which in the old fleets played a part equivalent to that of the Fragatas. It was not, however, until that Congress again authorized the formation of a navy, under the Secretary of War, and in the office of Secretary of the Navy was created.
Later adopted by the Romans who used it as a standard warship. Michael, of tons, to the Star, of 20 tons; and ten sloops, from the Union, of 63 tons, to the Linnet, of 50 tons. Shipyard model of the East Indiaman 'Charles Grant' The luggers differed considerably according to their local and were from a few tons to tons.
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It is probable that few of them exceeded tons register, and that none was over tons register. These men, from the training of the New England schoolroom and meetinghouse, went out into the world and gathered there the fruits of centuries of civilization, which they brought home to soften the narrow self-righteousness of their fellow-citizens.
The grandparent also might easily be identified, in the Italian galleys of Genoa and Venice, though this is of no importance to our present purpose. Frequently seen in the Mediterranean.
They measured tons on dimensions of approximately feet overall length of hull, feet keel, 43 feet beam, 17 feet draft. The Columbia returned to Boston by way of the Cape of Good Hope, and was the first vessel to carry the United States ensign round the globe.
The Smack was ketch rigged, but the boats varied from Port to Port. A sailing ship is an exceedingly complex, sensitive, and capricious creation—quite as much so as most human beings. Eminent Governors-General on the contrary were conscious of being more than this: they were not only the representatives of a body of merchants, they were also the rulers of a colonial empire which in the East was looked up to with dread, with hatred also sometimes, to be sure, but at the same time with respect and awe!
The last of the East Indiamen was reputed to be the Java — that became a coal hulk, then was broken up. Pantserschip A Dutch ironclad. There are only two other surviving idols of this type. It would seem, after ages of experience and evolution, that man should be able at last to build a sailing ship superior in every respect to every other sailing ship, but this is exactly what he cannot and never has been able to accomplish.
Although the origins of spices were known throughout Europe by the Middle Ages, no ruler proved capable of breaking the Venetian hold on the trade routes.
The ships normally had two complete decks for accommodation within the hull and a raised poop deck. Packet The packet ship was the workhorse of the passenger service.
Consequently the knorr used oars only for specialized tasks, such as docking, or keeping the bow into the wind during a storm. Her length was feet, breadth 36 feet, and depth of hold 12 feet 6 inches, and she drew when ready for sea 14 feet 8 inches aft and 9 feet forward.
Treadwell then read a handful of other prescribed toasts before inviting other attendees to take the floor. The Westons were easily the largest ship-owners of their time in the United States, and not only built but loaded their own vessels.
They adopted the idea suggested by Brouwer, ofhenceforth prescribing this route in the instructions for the commanders and skippers sailing for the Indies, leaving them a certain scope certainly as regards the latitude in which the said easterly course was to be followed, and the degree of longitude up to which it was to be kept.
It became very popular, and some very large schooners were built, the largest being the " Thomas W Lawson " which boasted 7 masts, all the same height, with gear and sails that were more or less interchangeable.Merchant Vessels in the Service of the East India Company, The following list of merchant vessels in the service of the East India Company is derived from Jean Sutton, Lords of the East; The East India Company and Its Ships (London: Conway Maritime Press, ), pp.
Sutton's work is based, in turn, on the following. Jul 14, · How the China Trade Helped Make America. the British East India Company supplied the American colonists with Chinese goods, most importantly tea, which Americans consumed at Author: Eric Jay Dolin.
Apr 10, · In pure numbers of European vessels Canton was not the most visited port, but still -- there were tons of ships going there!
Including official (or at least East India Co.) voyages! And this is not even considering the question of the absolutely huge amount of intra-Asian shipping going on (esp.
India-China in this period). ~ LIST OF SHIPS ENCOUNTERED DURING THE VOYAGES ~ to Every journal contains sightings of other craft, whether in passing, in a convoy, or in or near to a port.
There was a good reason for this in that, before the age of telecommunication, it helped to. For nearly a century a massive oriental empire was administered by a commercial company with its headquarters half a world away.
How the Honourable East India Company attained this unique position - despite the opposition of its European rivals - is the question answered in this text.
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