Brigantine

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But I found out that the vessel was not exactly a ship after all, but a sort of half schooner, half brig, -- what they call a brigantine, having two masts, a mainmast and a foremast. Cast Away in the Cold An Old Man's Story of a Young Man's Adventures, as Related by Captain John Hardy, Mariner

In a later chapter an attempt has been made to place before the reader pictures of the galley, the galeasse, and the nef, which were the names attached to the ships then in use; the name brigantine, far from having the significance attached to it by the sailor of the present day, seems to have been a generic term to denote any craft not included in the names already given. Sea-Wolves of the Mediterranean

Wreck exposed by Cyclone Yasi identified A SHIPWRECK exposed when Cyclone Yasi hit north Queensland has been identified as the brigantine Belle, lost in 1880. NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

I recall a brigantine coming into Leith when I was a child and there can't have been more than three men alive on her, and they were near death's door. Sharpe's Trafalgar

The brigantine was a relic of an ancient period of shipbuilding, and her main cabin fitted her excellently. Gold Out of Celebes

Still in chase of the brigantine, which is making for the land. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 48, October, 1861

Yet I had heard of vessels thus modelled for the sake of securing speed, and fitted with a very deep keel to ensure weatherliness, where light draught of water was not a consideration; and it remained to be seen whether the brigantine was a craft of this class. A Middy of the King A Romance of the Old British Navy

The brigantine was the _Maori Maid_ of Auckland, Captain Heselton, and the supercargo was young Robert Flemming. The Flemmings And "Flash Harry" Of Savait From "The Strange Adventure Of James Shervinton and Other Stories" - 1902

In short, a brigantine is a mixed vessel, being a brig forward and a sloop aft. Man on the Ocean A Book about Boats and Ships

It is true the brigantine was a very beautiful, as well as an exceedingly swift vessel; but all this was lost on Rose, who would have admired a horse-jockey bound to the West Indies, in this the incipient state of her nautical knowledge. Jack Tier; Or, the Florida Reef

Harry said that even supposing the crew of the brigantine were the greatest ruffians afloat it was very improbable that they would venture to attack us. The Cruise of the Dainty Rovings in the Pacific

It is true the brigantine was a very beautiful, as well as an exceedingly swift vessel; but all this was lost on Rose, who would have admired a horse-jockey bound to the West Indies, in this the incipient state of her nautical knowledge. Jack Tier

Massachusetts Bay should allege, that this case did not necessarily involve a question relative to prize or no prize, when the very jury to whom the court referred the decision of the case established the fact; their verdict was for three thousand and nine pounds two shillings and ten pence, damages, which sum is for the vessel called the brigantine Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

"phanerogamous," or "brigantine" -- and when you understand all the rest of the statement except that word, then as a general rule the dictionary will help to make the meaning clear. The Making of Arguments

She was a kind of brigantine, not unlike a Dutch galliot of the present day, with a broad elevated bow and a broad elevated stern. The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation Volume 1

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