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The Way of a Ship

A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail

The Way of a Ship( )
Author: Lundy, Derek
ISBN:978-0-09-928662-2
Publication Date:Sep 2003
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

Benjamin Lundy crossed oceans under sail in the late nineteenth century and over one hundred years later Derek Lundy, his great-great nephew, has re-created that journey. In THE WAY OF A SHIP he places Benjamin on board the Beara Head with a community of fellow seamen as they perform the exhausting and dangerous work of sailing a square-rigger across the Atlantic and round Cape Horn.Fed on a diet of pea soup, gristly salt horse, rock hard weevil-infested biscuits and just enough lemon...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.1 x 19.8 x 3.4 cm
Book Weight:0.337 Kilograms



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