American Tall Ship USS North Carolina

USS North Carolina   American Tall Ship USS North Carolina The first USS North Carolina was a sailing frigate commissioned for duty in 1824. The ship usually carried 74 cannons but was designed to handle as many as 102 guns. USS North Carolina was considered the most powerful naval vessel afloat at the time of her commissioning. The...

Schooner “America” Sailing

  Sailing Schooner America Model   The America was a 19th century racing yacht, designed by George Steers for Commodore John Cox Stevens and is also a syndicate from the New York Yacht Club.  On August 22, 1851, this schooner became infamous after winning by 8 minutes over the Royal Yacht Squadron’s “One Hundred Guinea...