topsail schooner


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topsail schooner

n.
A schooner carrying one or more square topsails on its foremast.
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The ship, a topsail schooner that recalled the Baltimore Clippers that helped the U.
The original was a Royal Navy topsail schooner and the first ship to bring home the news of Nelson's famous victory against combined French and Spanish fleets at the Battle of Trafalgar, and his death in action.
Honouring Deeside's rich maritime heritage, the boats will be named "Kathleen" and "May" after the famous three-masted topsail schooner of that name which was built in Connah's Quay.
The Kathleen & Mayberthed in the Albert Dock, the Kathleen and May is the last remaining three-masted topsail schooner of her type left in the world, the last of her kind to carry a cargo in the British Isles, and the only large schooner surviving from the First and Second World Wars.
Once back in Liverpool he boards a triple-masted topsail schooner, the Kathleen and May, before joining Scouser Hughie Jones at sea to sing some shanties.
EISCA, which has a collection of around 200 boats at its main site in Scotland, came up with the idea after it began work to restore a replica 18th century topsail schooner - the Elena Maria Barbara - in Roath Basin four years ago.
EISCA, which has a collection of around 200 boats at its headquarters in Scotland, came up with the idea after it began restoring a replica 18th-century armed topsail schooner in Roath Basin four years ago.
More recently, Britain's last three-masted topsail schooner, Kathleen & May, built at Connah's Quay, on Deeside, in 1900, has made her base in Canning Dock.
Bream was a gaff-rigged, two-masted topsail schooner [on gaff-rigged ships, the biggest sails were suspended from a yard or spar that was hoisted up by the crew.
In 2002, Georges Carraz, a French yachtsman turned Asia-based entrepreneur, was inspired to recapture the seagoing spirit of a bygone era and create a gaff-rigged, topsail schooner using Belian ironwood from the forests of Borneo.
The 122-foot-long square topsail schooner Lynx is an interpretation - meaning it varies from the original - of a privateer or naval schooner from the War of 1812.
Among the the six participating ships are the Lynx, a two-masted square topsail schooner that participated in the War of 1812, and the Swift of Ipswich, operated by the Los Angeles Maritime Institute, once owned by actor James Cagney and his brother William and seen in numerous films.