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Humber Keels John Frank plus Sloopmen of South Ferriby by N.J. Day

Humber Keels

John Frank plus Sloopmen of South Ferriby by N.J. Day

Published 1996
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64 pages
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The Humber Keel was a type of sail craft used for inshore and inland cargo transport around Hull and the Humber Estuary, in the United Kingdom, particularly through the late 19th and early 20th centuries.The ship is a descendant of the Viking longMoreThe Humber Keel was a type of sail craft used for inshore and inland cargo transport around Hull and the Humber Estuary, in the United Kingdom, particularly through the late 19th and early 20th centuries.The ship is a descendant of the Viking long ship. Only one remains, having been rescued and preserved.This 1996 limited edition booklet was produced to make money for the Humber Keel & Sloop PreservationSociety. It consists of memoirs of three men who worked these boats- the main part of the book is taken up with articles from the early 20th. century about the construction and uses of the craft, by John Frank.Several b/w photos and drawings.