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Old 2nd June 2014, 06:38 AM   #56
Ibrahiim al Balooshi
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Originally Posted by Rick
Nelson's HMS Victory 104 guns, launched 1765, carried a lateen rig on her mizzen mast in the early years of her career .

It was also one of the easiest of 'jury' rigs available to mariners of those days .


A good friend of mine was on the Victory... which although tied alongside was/is still a posting in the Royal Navy.
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