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|Windjammer: Refers to large three- to five-masted square-rigged merchant vessels built between 1870 and 1890. They were of all-iron hull construction and rather large, often displacing several thousand tons. The last of the large sailing merchant vessels, steamboats were taking over and the term 'windjammer' is thought to have been started as a derogatory term referring to those sailing ships as old technology. |
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