From the 1897 issue of The San Francisco Call newspaper: “The old-time clipper Three Brothers has come to her last notch. At one time a warship, then one of the largest and fastest clippers in the American mercantile marine, she was finally sold to an English firm and passed under the English flag.Months ago she outgrew her usefulness and is now serving as a coal hulk for the English government at Malta.”
They don’t make foul weather gear like this anymore! That’s arctic explorer Donald Baxter MacMillan aboard his schooner, Bowdoin, with a look of ready confidence.
It’s 1910 and this galley must have been a welcome haven for a Chesapeake Bay oysterman after working for hours on the deck of the E.C. Collier, newly built by Deal Islander George Washington Horseman.
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