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  • History of the ship, The Orient

    Excerpts from the “Tall ships of the Piscatagua” by Ray Brighton Orient Specifications: 1852 George Raynes. Billet head, Square Stern. Burthen, 1560 tons. Length 201 feet; beam, 41 feet; depth, 20.5 feet. Three decks. Original owners – Spofford and Tileston & Co., Capt. Francis M French, all of New York; and George Raynes. In a…

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