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Speed Under Sail


Speed Under Sail was a series of articles by Frank C Bowen which appeared throughout Shipping Wonders of the World. Here is a complete list of the articles, with links to the relevant issues.



Speed Under Sail



  1. “Thermopylae” and Cutty Sark” (part 2)
  2. The Famous Ariel” (part 6)
  3. The Record-Breaker Lightning”(part 10)
  4. The Wild Boat of the Atlantic - the “Dreadnought” (part 12)
  5. Two Great Racing Rivals - theBrilliant” and the “Pericles” (part 15)
  6. The Biggest Sailing Ship of Her Time - the Great Republic” (part 16)
  7. The “Marco Polo” (part 38)
The figurehead of the Cutty Sark