The Whaleboat: A Study of Design, Construction and Use from 1850 to 1970
by Ansel, Willits D.
Mystic, Connecticut: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc, 1983. Softcover. NF. Blue card wraps with white lettering and blueprints. 147 pp. with bw photos and illus. throughout, including 8 folding plates. Covers all aspectes of the whaleboat to 1870: development, performance and use, production, building methods, painting, repair and maintenance, related types of boats, and all sorts of information on structure, fittings/equipment, sailing rigs, and more. Appendices cover sailing plands and rigs and notes, lines, and construction drawings of whaleboats. With a helpful glossary. This is the second edition of the original version.
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