Bessie Under Way, Hayle, 1865
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Unidentified steamship The steamer Bessie under way, with 3 masts. The Bessie was built in Hayle by Harveys in 1865, and regularly crossed between Hayle, Bristol and South Wales, carrying coal. Harveys built her with a boiler and screw propellor, but, as you can see, also with 3 fore-and-aft rigged masts as per a schooner.
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