A schooner is a wooden sailing ship with two or more masts rigged fore and aft (from front to back). Schooners are completely dependent on the wind for propulsion.
Drag the puzzle pieces into the box to assemble the silhouette of a schooner.
Fun Fact: Schooners were vital in the early development of trade routes on the Great Lakes, especially the lumber trade. Because of this, schooners and other wooden vessels were used much longer on the Great Lakes than in the rest of the world.
Here is the schooner Rouse Simmons (the "Christmas Tree Ship") under sail. To learn more about this and other schooners, click on the links below.
Rouse Simmons under sail Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society