Two Years Before The Mast A Personal Narrative Of Life At Sea By Richard Henry Dana, Jr.





























































































































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Much Profitable Class Employment In The Drawing Of Maps And The Writing Of Brief Themes Dealing With Various Phases Of The Romantic History Of California Will Suggest Itself.

The numerous geographical allusions should be traced with the aid of an atlas.

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a. Flying jib. b. Jib. c. Foresail. d. Foretopsail. e. Foretopgallantsail. f. Foreroyal. g. Mainsail. h. Maintopsail. i. Maintopgallantsail. j. Mainroyal.

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A. Mizzenmast. A1. Mizzentopmast. A2. Mizzentopgallant and royalmast. B. Mainmast. B1. Maintopmast. B2. Maintopgallant and royalmast. C. Foremast. C1. Foretopmast. C2. Foretopgallant and royalmast. D. Spanker boom. E. Spanker gaff. F. Bowsprit. G. Jib boom and flying jib boom. H. Martingale boom.

1. Crossjack yard. 2. Mizzentopsail yard. 3. Mizzentopgallant yard. 4. Main yard. 5. Maintopsail yard. 6. Maintopgallant yard. 7. Fore yard. 8. Foretopsail yard. 9. Foretopgallant yard.

[Editor: Many more numbered lifts, stays, and braces were left out of these simplified diagrams. They are intended to be viewed using a fixed-width font.]

Each mast section is joined to the lower one in two places:

| | | | ___|_|_ \_____/ Mast cap. | | | | | | | | | _|_|_|_ \_____/ Trestletree. | | | |

Each mast also sports net-like rigging from the lowest trestletree to the deck. These are called "shrouds".

TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST

PREFACE

I am unwilling to present this narrative to the public without a few words in explanation of my reasons for publishing it.

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