Sailing in 1800

History of Marina turns with different labels that characterize the use of vessels and / or style. In mid-1800 to early 1900 was called with a little affection, as the golden age of sail or the golden age of sailing ships. Sailboats in the 1800 ara all seven seas for freight transport. It also platforms 1800 vessels are divided into two categories. The two categories are:

The front and rear platform

The square platform

For each category, there are some models of sailing ships in the late 1800s. Styles ship called the “front-rear platform” are:

The Sloop

Bank fishing schooner

Two-masted schooner

Schooner Place

Schooner Resort


Four-masted schooner

Tern schooner

The second type of ship is the “square platform” these are the styles:




Boat or bark

Rigged Ship

Craft bow to stern of the platform are generally schooners style. Schooners were square riggers know numbers outside the U.S., mostly. The schooners can sail close to the wind and could also be sailed with a crew cut, hence the reason for its popularity.

Schooners are versatile because they can perform every conceivable type of cargo. The schooners are also used for coastal work, on the high seas, inland waters and open seas. In the late 1800s, there could be up to 2,000 in the Great Lakes schooners to transport a wide variety of goods, and indeed for pleasure as well or fishing.

Ships through the history of our country and before he had a great influence in the countries and peoples. Have promoted trade and was a basic form of transport across the decades of the century. So, from 1600 to 1800, tall ships called East Indiamen and took silk, spices and other riches of the Far East to Europe. However, in the early mid-1800, steamboats began to replace these yachts.

Sailboats in the 1800s participated in the wars of this century. In 1805, there was a battle which took place on July 20 by the name of the famous battle of Cape Finisterre. This battle was one of the Napoleonic Wars, fought between two fleets of two famous admirals with the name of Vice Admiral Robert Calder and Vice Admiral Pierre Villeneuve.

In the war of 1812, the USS Constitution defeated the HMS Guerriere. This battle was the first in a series of victories in a single vessel of the Navy of the United States over the Royal Navy in the early days of the war of 1812.

In the years of civil war, had fought many battles with ships sailing on inland vessels of over 1800. Part of the era of the capture of New Orleans, the Battle of Memphis that the HL Hunley sank the USS Housatonic.

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