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Square sails and Spice islands

Laura Long

Square sails and Spice islands

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Published by Longmans, Green and co., inc. in New York, Toronto .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819.,
    • Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858.,
    • United States -- History, Naval.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Laura Long. Decorations by C.B. Falls.
      LC ClassificationsE353.1.P4 L6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 249 p.
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6484829M
      LC Control Number45009041

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In the early sixteenth century, pioneering Portuguese explorers ventured east to. journey of slaves from Africa to the Americas in which slaves were closely packed into a cargo ship of about per ship in which the conditions were harsh and cruel; mortality rate was about 10%.

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The forecastle was always higher that the aft castle. The carrack, with its sail configuration, was cheaper to crew as a merchant vessel. These became the favorite ships of the ocean-going explorers.

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Portuguese explorer who in led the first expedition to sail around the southern tip of Africa from the Atlantic and sight the Indian Ocean. Vasco de Gama. A Portugese sailor who was the first European to sail around southern Africa to the Indian Ocean.

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