Captain Lawless

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A shipmaster who worked the Redwood Coast along California and Oregon of the United States of America.

From 1884 – 1885, he commanded the Coos Bay a wooden steam schooner.

In 1907, he commanded the Mariposa.

In 1910, he commanded the Coronado an American Barkentine Barkentine, also spelled barquentine, sailing ship of three or more masts having fore-and-aft sails on all but the front mast (foremast), which issquare rigged. Because of the reduction of square sails, it required fewer crew members and was popular in the Pacific after its introduction about 1830.

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