Lee lower braces. Some makeshift fairleads have been fastened on a corner of the deck-house to allow the braces to be belayed above deck, a place it is obviously dangerous to be at the moment. This is what the Jarvis winch solved wit ha much better solution. Beachcroft photo
A calm is irritating, but you can lower a boat and get a photograph of the whole of your vessel at sea. Photography by Beachcroft
A four-masted steel barque built in 1891 by the Continental Lead & Iron Company Ltd., Pertusola, Italy, for Fratelli Accame fu E, Genoa. Her dimensions were 82,92×12,34×
You haul and pull and then haul some again, and '' if you see someone dragging their hands behind them as they walk, it is either someone that has escaped from the Zoo or a windship sailor.'' Photography by Beachcroft - Maybe that was a picture agency?
Swedish trading schoolship C. B. Pedersen.
I spoke with a man who had sailed on her, told him I wanted to shake the hand of a real square rig sailor. And he then told me of one man who fell from the rigging and burst his head on the bulwarks ''like a watermelon''. Not very inspiring...