Five-masted schooners

According to David R. McGregor the first five-masted schooner built on the American East Coast was the Governor Ames of 1888 together with the Louis, which was converted from a steamer. The first true five-masted schooner built on the West Coast was the Inca built at Port Blakely in 1896.

No date: Washington B. Thomas.

Updated 1996-10-06 by Lars Bruzelius

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