Great Coal Schooners of New England, 1870-1909. First Edition

By: PARKER, W. J. Lewis, Lt.

Price: $70.00

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PARKER, W.J. Lewis, Lt., U.S.C.G.. The Great Coal Schooners of New England,1870-1909. [Mystic, Conn.] : The Marine Historical Association, December 1 0, 1948. First Edition. Pp. (8),9-135,(1) + 2 folding plates. With 24 b&w photos and a b&w reproduction of a painting. 8vo, printed navy blue card covers, silver lettering to front and spine. "Publication of The Marine Historical Association, Inc., Vol. II, No. 6, December 10, 1948". Chapters: 1. Background of the New England Coastal Coal Trade; 2. The Vessels; 3. The Trade; 4. Before the Mast and After; 5. Dangers and Mishaps; 6. Ownership and Management; 7. 1890-1907; 8. The Atlantic Carriers' Association and the Triumph of Steam. Appendices : 1. Four-masted Schooners Built Prior to 1890; 2.Four, Five, and Six-masted Schooners Built between 1880-1910; 3. Cost of S chooners; 4. The Palmer Fleet; 5. Summary of Eastern Coal Voyages made by Palmer fleet; 6. Palmer Fleet Earnings, 1900-1909; 7. Sea Accounts, et. cet.; 8. Distances between Coal Loading and Discharge Ports. The illustrations : Schooner Gov. Ames, Schooner King Philip, Captain J. Marshall Phillips, Mr. Albert Winslow, Schooner Charles W. Church, Schooner Henry W. Cramp, Schooner Marguerite, Schooner George W. Wells, Schooner Elizabeth Palmer, Schooner Lucia P. Dow, Schooner fleet at anchor, Cabin of schooner Marcus L. Urann, Schooner Ruth E. Merrill, Captains of the Palmer fleet, Schooner Harwood Palmer, Schooner Eleanor A. Percy, Mr. William F. Palmer, Captain John G. Crowley, Schooner Oakley C. Curtis, Schooner Wyoming, Schooner Rebecca Palmer, Schooner Paul Palmer, cabin plans of Schooner Jane Palmer (folding plate opp.p.120), spar plans, sail plans and lines of Schooner Margaret Haskell (folding plate opp.p.124). Very good tidy copy. 70.00

Title: Great Coal Schooners of New England, 1870-1909. First Edition

Author Name: PARKER, W. J. Lewis, Lt.

Categories: 83,

Publisher: Marine Historical Association, Mystic, Conn, 1948,:

Seller ID: 109951

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED STATES MAINE SHIPS AMERICAN SHIPPING HISTORY TRANSPORT COAL SCHOONERS COLLIERS MASSACHUSETTS SCHOONERS,