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Joseph Dollar

The Joseph dollar setting sails while leaving Cape Flattery in 1929, bound for Shanghai on her last trip ever. She's a "bald header", nothing above double topgallants; but with the dramatic lighting, and bowing slightly to the swell, she still cuts a fine figure.
A four-masted steel barque built as

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stein,
Since joining SN, I've picked up so much from your explanations about rigging. Cheers.
 

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First photo, I ever seen of a Dollar ship. I don´t think they ever sailed. And why would a big steamer comp. like Robert Dollar by old sailing ship?
Torben.
 

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He had a few: John Ena, Janet Dollar, Mary Dollar, Joseph Dollar, Reinbeck, William Dollar, James Dollar, and David Dollar I believe were all sailing ships in his ownership. I suppose they carried timber mainly?
Here's the John Ena, and then you've seen one more: http://www.jbc.gen.nz/ships/shipages/picspgs/johnena.htm
 

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