This comprehensive but compact history of the square rigger sets out to explain to the layman the characteristics and development of the various types of vessel in this large category.
The text in each section is accompanied by a rich collection of photographs, prints and plans from the author's extensive personal collection.
Celebrated maritime historian David MacGregor wrote a great number of books around all classes of ships built in the nineteenth century. The David MacGregor library in the Brunel Institute at the SS Great Britain is named in his honour.
Publisher: Argus Books