Last of the Sailing Coasters : Reminiscences and Observations of the Days in the Severn Trows, Coasting Ketches and Schooners. First Edition in dustjacket

By: EGLINTON, Edmund Recollections)

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EGLINTON, Edmund. I Last of the Sailing Coasters : Reminiscences and Observations of the Days in the Severn Trows, Coasting Ketches and Schooners. London : H.M.S.O. / (National Maritime Museum), (1982). Pp. (i)-viii,(1)-131,[5], + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In the Recollections series. With introduction by Basil Greenhill. The author's account of serving aboard trading and fishing vessels off England's westerncoastline. Contents: 1. Early days in the trows in the Severn Estuary, 2. Trading to Ireland in the ketch Garlandstone, 3. Inclement weather in the Bristol Channel, 4. The wreck of the Thomasine and Mary, 5. The lively little Lily, 6. Working the ketch Sarah by the shares, 7. The three-masted schooner Mary Jones, 8. Double topsail schooner in the English Channel, 9. Registration details of the vessels in which the author served. Vg in dj. 20.00

Title: Last of the Sailing Coasters : Reminiscences and Observations of the Days in the Severn Trows, Coasting Ketches and Schooners. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: EGLINTON, Edmund Recollections)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1982, ISBN:0112903363:

Seller ID: 66291

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED KINGDOM MERCANTILE SHIPPING SAIL FISHERIES COASTWISE BRITISH ENGLISH HISTORY SCHOONERS SHIPWRECKS,