also bar·quen·tine  (bär′kən-tēn′)
A sailing ship with from three to five masts of which only the foremast is square-rigged, the others being fore-and-aft rigged.

[Probably bark + (brig)antine.]


(ˈbɑːkənˌtiːn) or


(Nautical Terms) US and Canadian a sailing ship of three or more masts rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft on the others. British spellings: barquentine or barquantine
[C17: from barque + (brig)antine]


(ˈbɑr kənˌtin)

a sailing vessel having three or more masts, square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged on the other masts.
[1685–95, Amer.; bark3 + (brig) antine]
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The Fuwalda, a barkentine of about one hundred tons, was a vessel of the type often seen in coastwise trade in the far southern Atlantic, their crews composed of the offscourings of the sea--unhanged murderers and cutthroats of every race and every nation.
Yet I know that I arrived this very morning from China, with a quick passage to my credit, and master of the barkentine Harvester.
About four weeks into a voyage from Jamaica, past Havana, and up the Atlantic coast to Pennsylvania, his ship, the barkentine Reformation, met with violent storms and ran aground on the Florida coast, just north of present-day West Palm Beach.
The first thirteen chapters cover the crimes of Captain Adolph Cornelius "Hellfire" Pedersen of the barkentine Puako, who beat, starved, and otherwise tortured members of his crew so fiercely during a 1918 voyage from British Columbia to Cape Town that two sailors committed suicide.
In the passage quoted above, Hemingway describes the plight of an executive anguishing over the state of his tax affairs as he spends the night on a yacht lying at a finger pier in the Key West marina: "On one of the largest yachts, a handsome, black, barkentine rigged three-master, a sixty-year-old grain broker lay awake worrying about the report he had received from his office of the activities of the investigators from the Internal Revenue Bureau" (THHN 233).
500 Yugoslavs Visit Barkentine Jadran: Training Ship Receives Members of Some 25 Societies.
Purists might say a ship can only be used to describe a large sailing vessel with a specific square rigged sail, as opposed to barkentine or schooner.
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com)-- Fairfield Harbour, a residential boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, announced that it is hosting a summer junior golf camp at the Harbour Pointe Golf Club, located at 1105 Barkentine Drive.
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