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Howard I Chapelle

Howard I. Chapelle (1901-1975) was an American naval architect, and curator of maritime history at the Smithsonian Institution. In addition, he authored many books and articles books on maritime history and marine architecture, including Y acht Designing and Planning, Boatbuilding: A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction, The History of American Sailing Ships, The History of the American Sailing Navy: The Ships and Their Development, American Small Sailing Craft , and many more.