Tuesday, January 8, 2019

An American Cotton Ship #virginiapioneersnet #genealogy

The Bazaar - American Cotton Ship

The BazaarThe part played by the Americans in the carrying trade of the world during the period between the close of the Revolutionary War and the early 1850s was so important that an illustration of the types of vessels they employed will be interesting. The ship depicted represents an American cotton-ship, which also carried passengers on the route between New York and Havre in the year 1832. In form she was full and bluff; in fact, little more than a box with rounded ends.
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