Image from page 201 of “Ships of the Royal Navy” (1922)
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Title: Ships of the Royal Navy
Year: 1922 (1920s)
Authors: Parkes, Oscar
Publisher: London : Sampson Low, Marston
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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building andhas survived totell the story in vivid language. Could anything be moreinteresting for a grown-up orambitious boy ? New Edition just ready, entirely re-set^5 •* net. Sailing Alone Around the World BY CAPTAIN JOSHUA SLOCUM In response to continued urgent requests from all quarters of Great Britainand Ireland, we have decided to re-issue this volume at a popular price thatwill appeal to the purses of the multitude. A pathetic interest attaches itselfto this book in view of the fact that Captain Slocum sailed out of New YorkHarbour 12 years ago in the same little craft in which he made his wonderfulvoyage, and has not been heard of since. Many still beliexe he is alive andwill one day be found cast away on a lonely island. * A plan oj the Spray will be found overleaf, together u-itha few Press Opinions London : Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd., 100 Southwark St. 191 SAIL From Captain Joshua Slocums PL AX OF THE ^ SPRA 1 SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD. [See previous page]
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Sail-plan of the Spray. The solid lines represent the sail-plan of the Spnty on Btartin? for the long voya^. With it she crossed ti;« Atantic to Gi^^aItA^. and then rros««danm Putbweit tu Brazil In >.-tuth American waters the bowsprit and boom were sDortened and the jigcer-sjii! Added Tt> fomi the yawtny withwhich the rest 01 the rnp waa made, iht ^julplan of which vindicated by the dotted tinea The extreme .aii torwar.1 ii ft f.v-.ng iibru-c^iioniily us&d,sei •« a Damboo stick fastened to the bowsprit The manner of setting and bracing the Jigger-mast is not indicated in una drawing, but may dopartly obMired in the plana on pagei 2S3 and 2S8. 192 Interesting andexciting.— Glasgow Herald. The record ofone of the mostunique and fas-cinating single-handed voyagesthat was evermade.— Dundee Courier. Yen.- interest-ing, and lovers ofhealthy ad\enture\-ill extend it awarm welcome.—Cardiff ]\esiernMai!. Buy your Wines from an Old Established Firm It will pay you to give
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