This transportation ClipArt gallery offers 203 images of wind-powered ships, which move by using the wind that blows against the sails of the ship.

A vessel formerly used extensively in the Mediterranean.

Venetian Galleass

A vessel formerly used extensively in the Mediterranean.

A Spanish galleon was used during wars and during discoveries of the Pacific Coast

Galleon

A Spanish galleon was used during wars and during discoveries of the Pacific Coast

An Elizabethan Galleon.

Galleon

An Elizabethan Galleon.

"Elated by the victory, the Romans now determined to drive Carthage out of the island altogether. This, however, could not be accomplished without a fleet. Such ships as Rome possessed were old and out of date, and a wrecked Carthaginian galley was taken as a model for the new fleet." — The Delphian Society, 1913

Roman galley

"Elated by the victory, the Romans now determined to drive Carthage out of the island altogether. This,…

A small long, narrow boat with a high bow and stern, best known for its use in the canals of Venice.

Gondola

A small long, narrow boat with a high bow and stern, best known for its use in the canals of Venice.

Sea Fight off Goudelour.

Goudelour

Sea Fight off Goudelour.

"The Great Harry, the First Famous Ship of the English Navy, built in 1512."—Scudder, 1897

Great Harry

"The Great Harry, the First Famous Ship of the English Navy, built in 1512."—Scudder, 1897

Types of the 188 gunboats authorized in 1809.

Types of the 188 Gunboats Authorized in 1809

Types of the 188 gunboats authorized in 1809.

The gunboats used in 1807 were wind-powered ships.

Gunboats in 1807

The gunboats used in 1807 were wind-powered ships.

Henry Hudson's ship "Half Moon" on the Hudson River in New York.

Half Moon

Henry Hudson's ship "Half Moon" on the Hudson River in New York.

"A ship of the Hanseatic League." -Breasted, 1914

Hanseatic Ship

"A ship of the Hanseatic League." -Breasted, 1914

A harbor from the era of the Roman Empire.

An Ancient Harbor

A harbor from the era of the Roman Empire.

USS <em>Hartford</em>, a sloop-of-war, was the first ship of the United States Navy named for Hartford, the capital of Connecticut.

The Hartford

USS Hartford, a sloop-of-war, was the first ship of the United States Navy named for Hartford,…

The <em>Hartoford</em> departed the Delaware Capes 28 January, 1862 as flagship of Flag Officer David G. Farragut, the commander of the newly created West Gulf Blockading Squadron.

The Hartford, Farragut's Flagship

The Hartoford departed the Delaware Capes 28 January, 1862 as flagship of Flag Officer David…

The ice-barrier by Captain Wilkes

Ice-Barrier

The ice-barrier by Captain Wilkes

&quot;Monkey reefed, said of a sail when the yard is on the cap and the reef-tackles are hauled out.&quot; -Whitney, 1911

Monkey Reef Jib

"Monkey reefed, said of a sail when the yard is on the cap and the reef-tackles are hauled out."…

&quot;Spanish reef, a derisive term for a jib having a knot tied in its head, or for one of the square-sails whose yard has been lowered and left on the cap.&quot; -Whitney, 1911

Spanish Reef Jib

"Spanish reef, a derisive term for a jib having a knot tied in its head, or for one of the square-sails…

In February 1800 <em>Constellation</em> fought a night encounter with the frigate <em>La Vengeance</em>. <em>Constellation</em> was victorious after a five-hour battle.

Capture of La Vengeance by Constellation

In February 1800 Constellation fought a night encounter with the frigate La Vengeance.…

Magellan's ship that sailed around the world.

Magellan

Magellan's ship that sailed around the world.

The U.S. Sloop of War <em>Marion</em>.

Marion

The U.S. Sloop of War Marion.

The Mayflower

Mayflower

The Mayflower

The Mayflower, the ship the Pilgrims took to America.

Mayflower

The Mayflower, the ship the Pilgrims took to America.

The ship that the Pilgrims came to America on.

Mayflower

The ship that the Pilgrims came to America on.

The Mayflower is the ship that the Pilgrims sailed on from England to Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Mayflower

The Mayflower is the ship that the Pilgrims sailed on from England to Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The ship that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts, which would later become the Plymouth Colony.

The Mayflower

The ship that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts, which would…

One of the ships used to transport the English Separatists to Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The Mayflower

One of the ships used to transport the English Separatists to Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The ship that transported the English pilgrims from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620.

The Mayflower

The ship that transported the English pilgrims from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts in…

View on the Coast of Mount Desert Island, Maine.

Mount Desert Island

View on the Coast of Mount Desert Island, Maine.

The Nautical School Ship at St. Mary's.

Nautical School

The Nautical School Ship at St. Mary's.

Three ships engaged in a naval battle.

Naval Battle

Three ships engaged in a naval battle.

A ship of the American Navy in the late 18th century.

Naval Ship

A ship of the American Navy in the late 18th century.

A drawing of the discovery of the New World.

The New World

A drawing of the discovery of the New World.

An East Indiaman, the "Newcastle."

Newcastle

An East Indiaman, the "Newcastle."

The Nina, a ship that came to America with Columbus

Nina

The Nina, a ship that came to America with Columbus

The Nina was Columbus' smallest ship in his fleet when he set sail and landed in America.

The Nina

The Nina was Columbus' smallest ship in his fleet when he set sail and landed in America.

Norman ship from Bayeux Tapestry

Norman ship from Bayeux Tapestry

Norman ship from Bayeux Tapestry

A boat used by pilots for cruising off shore to meet incoming ships.

Coast Pilot

A boat used by pilots for cruising off shore to meet incoming ships.

A boat of Sumatra and the Malay archipelago, with from one to three masts, generally two, carrying square sails, and having much overhang or prejection at both stem and stern.

Pindjajap

A boat of Sumatra and the Malay archipelago, with from one to three masts, generally two, carrying square…

The Pinta, a ship that came to America with Columbus

Pinta

The Pinta, a ship that came to America with Columbus

The Pinta was Columbus' 2nd largest ship in his fleet.

The Pinta

The Pinta was Columbus' 2nd largest ship in his fleet.

Port Eads, Louisiana, is located at the southern tip of the Mississippi River, also known as South Pass in Plaquemines Parish. It is the southern most point in Louisiana.

Port Eads

Port Eads, Louisiana, is located at the southern tip of the Mississippi River, also known as South Pass…

The Confederate privateer ship USS Sumter.

Privateer Ship Sumter

The Confederate privateer ship USS Sumter.

A proa boat with outrigger. Very swift and agile.

Proa

A proa boat with outrigger. Very swift and agile.

A broad flat bottom boat, used for transporting the products of India down the Ganges. It is from 40 to 65 feet long, lightly made, and capable of conveying heavy cargo.

Puteli

A broad flat bottom boat, used for transporting the products of India down the Ganges. It is from 40…

"A sloop-yacht with a jib, the jib-stay being fastened to a bowsprit." -Whitney, 1911

Raceabout

"A sloop-yacht with a jib, the jib-stay being fastened to a bowsprit." -Whitney, 1911

A three cornered sail set on schooners in windy conditions.

Raffle

A three cornered sail set on schooners in windy conditions.

A raft, showing early use of the sail.

Raft

A raft, showing early use of the sail.

"Railway, with single traveler in detail. Nautical, iron jackstays bolted on the under side of standing gaffs which carry fore-and-aft sails, with or without booms. Small grooved iron shapes called "travelers" are sewed to the head of the sail, and slide along the gaff by means of a whip or outhaul." -Whitney, 1911

Railway

"Railway, with single traveler in detail. Nautical, iron jackstays bolted on the under side of standing…

"Form of Raleigh's Ships."&mdash;Lossing, 1851

Raleigh's Ships

"Form of Raleigh's Ships."—Lossing, 1851

"This ship lies besides the wharf at Ostia. In the afterpart of the vessel is a cabin with two windows. Notice the figure of Victory on the top of the single mast and the decoration of the mainsail with the wolf and twins. The ship is steered by a pair of huge paddles."&mdash;Webster, 1913

A Roman Freight Ship

"This ship lies besides the wharf at Ostia. In the afterpart of the vessel is a cabin with two windows.…

Royal Savage, a two-masted schooner, was damaged and sunk by American forces under Richard Montgomery during the siege of St. Johns (St. Jean-Iberville), Quebec, in the fall of 1775.

The Royal Savage

Royal Savage, a two-masted schooner, was damaged and sunk by American forces under Richard Montgomery…

"Hawser-rudder. a, hawser; bb, hauling-lines, leading through chocks on each quarter." -Whitney, 1911

Hawser Rudder

"Hawser-rudder. a, hawser; bb, hauling-lines, leading through chocks on each quarter." -Whitney, 1911

"Running-part. Naut., that part of a rope which is hauled upon is called the hauling-part (b), the part between the blocks is the running-part (a), and the part which is made fast is referred to as the standing-part (c)." -Whitney, 1911

Running Part

"Running-part. Naut., that part of a rope which is hauled upon is called the hauling-part (b), the part…

"Cross-cut-sail, a sail in which the canvas seams run fore-and-aft instead of up and down." -Whitney, 1911

Cross Cut Sail

"Cross-cut-sail, a sail in which the canvas seams run fore-and-aft instead of up and down." -Whitney,…

"Shadow-sail, a sail designed to take the place of he regular jib-headed spinnaker ... a, shadow-sail; b, boom; c, after-boom guy." -Whitney, 1911

Shadow Sail

"Shadow-sail, a sail designed to take the place of he regular jib-headed spinnaker ... a, shadow-sail;…

"A fore-and-aft sail, bent to the mast at the weather leech, and having the after peak stretched by a spar or spirit, the foremost and lower end of which is hitched to the mast."&mdash;Finley, 1917

Sprit sail

"A fore-and-aft sail, bent to the mast at the weather leech, and having the after peak stretched by…

Sailboat on the water.

Sailboat

Sailboat on the water.

Man canoeing on a smill river.

Sailboat

Man canoeing on a smill river.

A sailboat in the water.

Sailboat

A sailboat in the water.