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Thread #2169   Message #2736211
Posted By: GUEST,Fred Fnord
01-Oct-09 - 06:40 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Admiral Benbow
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Admiral Benbow (from June Tabor)
> The first we came up with, was a brig and a sloop.

Ah hah! I always wondered about that 'brigantine sloop'. A brigantine is either a smallish boat with two masts, or a way of rigging a boat that has with two masts. A sloop only has one mast.