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Table of Contents of
Queens of the western ocean; the story of America's mail and passenger sailing lines

by
Carl C. Cutler


© [1961] U.S. Naval Institute

Reproduced 2001 with permission of the publisher

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CONTENTS

FOREWORD vii PREFACE ix ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS xv CHAPTER I 1607-1725: Colonial Maritime Policy 3 II 1726-1774: The Policy Pays Off 33 III 1775-1814: The Test of War 59 IV 1815-1821: The First Western Ocean Queens 92 V 1815-1821: The First Coastal Queens 107 VI 1815-1821: Start of Steam Competition 132 VII 1822-1826: The Greater Queens Move in Check 149 VIII 1822-1826: High Tide of the Coastal Lines 173 IX 1827-1837: Steam Competition Gains Headway 194 X 1838..1847: New Queens Meet the Challenge 222 XI 1838-1847: The Queens Triumph 245 XII 1848-1857: Steam Brings Up the Reserves 275 XIII 1848-1857: Armageddon 306 XIV 1858-1860: Triumph of Steam 339 NOTES 360 APPENDIX I Sailing Lines Between the United States and Foreign Ports 371 II Coastal Lines 414 III Ownership of American Vessels of 400 to 1000 Tons From 1790 to 1800 549 IV Schooners of 300 Tons and Upwards Built in the United States, 1850-60 551 V Fast Packet Passages 563 VI Ship and Sail Plans 567 INDEX TO SHIPS'NAMES 579 GENERAL INDEX 615

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