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