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Antoine-Bonaventure Pitrot (1744—1770)

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Bonaventure Giffard (1642—1734) vicar apostolic of the London district

Bonaventure Ireland (c. 1551—1608) jurist

Segna di Bonaventure (1298—1326)


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An additional mizzen-sail, lateen in shape, which used to be carried on a fourth mast, known as a bonaventure mizzen, in the old sailing ships. It went out of use during the 17th century, when the standard three masts were adapted as the most efficient rig for ships.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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