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[[File:Sailing ship firing, In a Mirror, Darkly.jpg|thumb|A [[sailing]] ship firing]]
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[[File:Sailing ship model.jpg|thumb|A model of a sailing ship]]
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In [[nautical terms]], a '''sailing ship''' was to any [[ocean-going vessel]] that was propelled by [[wind]]-powered [[sail]]s. In [[naval tradition]], ship's were generally defined as being much larger than [[boat]]s.
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These vessels were the primary tools of the [[US Navy|United State]], [[Royal Navy|British]], and [[Japanese Navy|Japanese Navies]], spanning several [[century|centuries]].
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[[Wedding]] ceremonies held by both {{dis|Captain|rank}} [[James T. Kirk]] and [[Jean-Luc Picard]], spoke of similar events and the "happy privilege" of [[shipmaster]]s dating back to the times of the "first [[wood]]en sailing ships" of "''uniting two people in the bonds of [[matrimony]]. ({{TOS|Balance of Terror}}; {{TNG|Data's Day}})
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During the [[18th century|18th]] and [[19th century|19th centuries]], ocean-going [[Yankee]] [[trader]]s from [[America]] sailed in oceans in search of mercantile and territorial opportunity. By the [[24th century]], "modern" [[scholar]]s [[liken]]ed the [[Ferengi]] to these Yankee traders, who instead sail [[Milky Way Galaxy|the galaxy]] for similar opportunities. ({{TNG|The Last Outpost}})
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[[Benjamin Sisko]] noted how being aboard an ancient [[Bajoran lightship]]s, which operated with the notably absent [[hum]] of an [[engine]], was "''almost like being on the [[deck]] of an old sailing ship, except the [[star]]s are not just up in the [[sky]], they're all around us.''" ({{DS9|Explorers}})
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In [[2151]], the starship {{EnterpriseNX}} encountered the [[Akaali]], a civilization which utilized a type of sailing vessel identified by [[Malcolm Reed]] as a [[clipper ship]]. ({{ENT|Civilization}})
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== Types ==
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;Earth
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* {{dis|Brig|vessel}}
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* [[Galleon]]
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* [[War galley]]
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;Other
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* [[Mintonian sailing ship]]
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* [[Akaali]] [[clipper ship]]
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== List of ships ==
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* [[Earth]]
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** {{HMS|Bounty|18th century}}
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** {{HMS|Defiant}}
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** {{HMS|Endeavour}}
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** {{HMS|Enterprize}}
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** ''{{dis|Enterprise|frigate}}''
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** ''{{USS|Enterprise|brig}}
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** {{USS|Niagara}}
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** ''[[Sea Witch]]''
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** {{HMS|Victory}}
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{{Watercraft types}}
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== External link ==
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* {{wikipedia}}
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[[Category:Vehicles]]

Revision as of 18:53, April 18, 2019

Sailing ship firing, In a Mirror, Darkly

A sailing ship firing

Sailing ship model

A model of a sailing ship

In nautical terms, a sailing ship was to any ocean-going vessel that was propelled by wind-powered sails. In naval tradition, ship's were generally defined as being much larger than boats.

These vessels were the primary tools of the United State, British, and Japanese Navies, spanning several centuries.

Wedding ceremonies held by both Captain James T. Kirk and Jean-Luc Picard, spoke of similar events and the "happy privilege" of shipmasters dating back to the times of the "first wooden sailing ships" of "uniting two people in the bonds of matrimony. (TOS: "Balance of Terror"; TNG: "Data's Day")

During the 18th and 19th centuries, ocean-going Yankee traders from America sailed in oceans in search of mercantile and territorial opportunity. By the 24th century, "modern" scholars likened the Ferengi to these Yankee traders, who instead sail the galaxy for similar opportunities. (TNG: "The Last Outpost")

Benjamin Sisko noted how being aboard an ancient Bajoran lightships, which operated with the notably absent hum of an engine, was "almost like being on the deck of an old sailing ship, except the stars are not just up in the sky, they're all around us." (DS9: "Explorers")

In 2151, the starship Enterprise NX-01 encountered the Akaali, a civilization which utilized a type of sailing vessel identified by Malcolm Reed as a clipper ship. (ENT: "Civilization")

Types

Earth
Other

List of ships

External link

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