The New Age of Sail, Revisited

Today at Spitalfields Life, The Gentle Author covers, “the first sailing ship in more than a generation arriving at the London Docks with a cargo of provisions from overseas.”

The ship in question is The Gallant and the cargo is “olive oil, olives, almonds, honey, port wine from Portugal and chocolate and coffee from the Caribbean.”

See also: A New Age of Sail?


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