What Is a Two Masted Sailing Vessel Called?

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A two masted sailing vessel is called a brig. These vessels were considered as fast and manoeuvrable and were normally used as merchant vessels and naval warships. They were outdated with the arrival of the steam ship because they needed a large crew for their tiny size and were difficult to sail in the wind. Other types of 2 masted sailing vessels were: brigantine, ketch, Koch, schooner and yawl.
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A two mastered sailing vessel was called a Brig. This ship was used by Navies of the World for scouting and reconnaissance duties. The Brigantine was a type of Brig used in large numbers, both as a Merchant vessel and as a Naval Ship.
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