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last of the windjammers

Basil Lubbock

last of the windjammers

by Basil Lubbock

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Published by Brown, son and Ferguson Ltd in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Basil Lubbock. vol.2.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,448p. :
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18497595M

The Last of the Windjammers by Basil Lubbock. Y ou are bidding on a 2 volume set The Last of the Windjammers, With Illustrations and Plans by Basil Lubbock. Charles E. Lauriat Company, Boston published the book copyright 19 This is the 2 nd impression issued The slipcase is in poor condition. It is held together with tape and the Seller Rating: % positive.   The Hardcover of the Learning the Ropes: An Apprentice on the Last of the Windjammers by Eric Newby at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! An Apprentice on the Last of the Windjammers by Eric Newby. Publish your book with B&: Eric Newby.

The word "windjammer" has a variety of associations, both nautical and the late 19th century the term was pejorative, as used by sailors aboard steamships. In , Rudder Magazine said in a story, "The deck hands on the liners contemptuously refer to [sailing vessels] as ‘wind-jammers’." In , the American Dialect Society recorded residents of the U.S. state of Maine referring. Buy THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS Volumes 1 and 2 Reprint by Basil Lubbock (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

  The last of the windjammers, Pamir in sail at sea. CU. Name 'Pamir Mariehamn' on the stern of the ship. SV. Pamir in dock. SV. Panning shot down . Grain Race or The Great Grain Race was the informal name for the annual windjammer sailing season generally from South Australia's grain ports on Spencer Gulf to Lizard Point, Cornwall on the southwesternmost coast of the United Kingdom, or to specific ports. A good, fast passage Australia-to-England via Cape Horn was considered anything under days.


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