The main attraction at Bedloe's Island before the Statue of Liberty
Albert W. Hicks (c. 1820 - July 13, 1860) a.k.a. Elias W. Hicks, William Johnson, John Hicks and Hicksey
A Freebooter's glossary . . .
Schooner (Sailing ship with two or more masts, typically with the foremast smaller than the mainmast and having gaff-rigged lower masts), Foremast (Mast of a ship nearest the bow), Mainmast (Principal mast of a ship, typically the second mast in a sailing ship of three or more masts), Gaff Rig (Sailing rig - configuration of sails, mast and stays - in which the sail is four-cornered, fore-and-aft rigged, controlled at its peak and usually with its entire head by a spar - pole - called the gaff), Fore-and-Aft Rig (Sailing rig consisting mainly of sails that are set along the line of the keel rather than perpendicular to it) Bowsprit (Spar extending forward from a ship's bow, to which the forestays are fastened), Forestay (Piece of standing rigging which keeps a mast from falling backwards), Rigging (System of ropes, cables, or chains employed to support a ship's masts - standing rigging - and to control or set the yards and sails - running rigging), Forecastle (Forward part of a ship below the deck, traditionally used as the crew's living quarters), Captain’s Daughter (Whip made of usually nine knotted lines or cords fastened to a handle,also known as a cat o’ nine tails), Sloop (Sailboat usually with one mast and fore-and-aft rigged sails), Mainsail (Sail rigged on the mainmast – the lowest and largest on a square rigged vessel), Square Rig (Primary driving sails are carried on horizontal spars which are perpendicular – square - to the keel of the vessel and to the masts. These spars are called yards and their tips beyond the last stay are called the yardarms), Jib (Triangular sail set forward of the forwardmost mast)
Beware of him in the monkey coat and Kossuth hat, for when a man is no longer with God all things are permissible.