Book Information

Chapelle, Howard I. The Search for Speed Under Sail, 1700-1855. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., .

Most ship entries in this index include specific entries for "dimensions," "displacement," "midship coefficient," "block coefficient," "prismatic coefficient," "camber-length ratios," etc., etc. While the page numbers have not been removed from the Ship Name Index, these specific descriptive elements have, in the interest of brevity. Less common subheadings have been included. Any ship name with several pages of discussion in this work will include those dimensions and coefficients.