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Excerpt from University Lectures Vol 6 Delivered by Members of the Faculty in the Free Public Lecture Course 1918 1919There was a time in the istory of American shipping when Faculty in the Free Public Lecture Course 1918 1919There was a time in the Prontuario De Pr Ctica Forense history of American shipping when United Statesad a large and growing merchant marine which andled over ninety per cent Of the country's entire foreign trade and shared also in the oversea's trade of Europe From colonial days until 1861 American sailing vessels were known at all the maritime centers of the world and American Shipyards Many shipyards built many for European ship owners No suare rigged were better known than the Old American clipper. University Lectures, Vol. 6Publishes undreds of thousands of rare classic books Find at wwwforgottenbookscomThis is a reproduction of an important istorical work forgotten books uses an important istorical work Forgotten Books uses of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases an imperfection in the original such as a blemish or missing the aged copy In rare cases an imperfection in the original such as a blemish or missing may be replicated in our edition We do owever repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such istorical works. Ships; and the fore and sailing vessel sailing vessel its ighest point of in the American schooner There were sailors in those days generations of whom regarded sea faring as a permanent profession; and merchant traders like Girard and Peabody who looked upon Ships as essential Parts Of Their Trading Euipment 80 Important of their trading euipment 80 important the foreign trade that a substantial part of the population depended upon it for a livelihood Merchant ships were considered a national asset and foreign trade and ocean shipping were part and parcel Of the nation's prosperityAbout the PublisherForgotten Books.

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