Barque

A barque, barc, or bark is a type of sailing vessel with three or more masts having the fore- and mainmasts rigged square and only the mizzen (the aftmost mast) rigged fore and aft. Sometimes, the mizzen is only partly fore-and-aft rigged, bearing a square-rigged sail above.

Three-masted barque (US Revenue Cutter Salmon P. Chase, 1878–1907)
Three-masted barque sail plan

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