2 edition of Sailing ships of the London river found in the catalog.
Sailing ships of the London river
Frank C. Bowen
by Sampson Low, Marston in London
|Statement||by Frank C.Bowen ; illustrated by Pelham Jones.|
This book is a collection of Jack London's short stories about his experiences sailing and seal hunting in the Pacific Ocean during the late s. An additional adventure looks at life along the Sacramento River. The five showcased stories are adapted to increasingly higher reading levels--from to on the Flesch-Kincaid Reading : Jack London, Al M. Rocca. It depends on the ships and the wind. In the book “Men of War”, by David Howarth, the evolution of sailing ships from the 17th to the 18th century are explored. In the early days, ships were more or less floating platforms for “castles”: the ships.
1) Given the context (old-time ships), I'd say that "routine" is a bit much for tacking against the wind and the current of a river (which can be quite strong) 2) The fastest point of sail is somewhere between beam reach and running downwind. It depends on a lot of things. This book is a collection of Jack London's short stories about his experiences sailing and seal hunting in the Pacific Ocean during the late s. An additional adventure looks at life along the Sacramento River. A special section describes the different types of sailing vessels, and a glossary helps the listener understand nautical terms.
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OCLC Number: Description: viii pages, 2 leaves, pages plates 23 cm: Other Titles: London river, Sailing ships of the. Responsibility: by Frank C. Bowen illustrated by Pelham Jones. We are offering SAILING SHIPS OF THE LONDON RIVER By Frank C. Bowen. Illustrated By Pelham Jones; Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.
() This book is hard-bound in black cloth with gilt stamping to the spine. The covers show light scuffing, soiling and light rubbing to the corners and spine-ends. There is a slight curve to the upper Rating: % positive.
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