Iron Sailing Ships: Raw Power and Cargo Capacity? "Ben Ledi" (1879), "Benan" (1888), "Ulidia" (1893), "City of York" (1899) and "Crown of England" (1912)

Michael McCarthy, Wendy Van Duivenvoorde

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    Abstract

    The iron-hulled, full-rigged, three-masted sailing ship was to many the epitome of sail. Large, capacious carriers, often with beautiful lines, their many square sails required a large crew, which eventually became one of their drawbacks, especially with the advent of steam.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationShipwrecks of Australia's West Coast
    EditorsMichael McCarthy
    Place of PublicationWelshpool DC
    PublisherWestern Australian Museum
    Pages194-197
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)9781920843762
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Keywords

    • Shipwrecks
    • Western Australia
    • Historic shipwrecks
    • Underwater archaeology
    • Nautical archaeology
    • Maritime archaeology

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