The Great Lakes Wooden Ship building Era


-----------large (oblong quarto) softcover, about 16 x 11 inches, a Very Good copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, short corner creases and bumped upper corner, plastic coil binding, former owner's name stamp on front endpaper, unpaginated, packed with b&w illustrations and photos, includes a brief essay on Wooden Shipbuilding (about 7 pages ), a full page illustration of the tug CHAMPION with eight schooners in tow, a full page schematic of the LUCIA A SIMPSON showing the sail plan plus 2 more pages of drawings and plans and 2 pages of photos; a full page plan of The MONTEZUMA (schooner 101 )plus drawings and photo; The DAVID Dows; The CHARLES BRADLEY including a photo showing The CB with Brightie, Mary Woolson and Goshawk in tow; The TAMPA (steamer 74 ); the building and disintegration of The INDIANA; freight and Pasenger propellor driven steamers; side wheel passenger steamers; interiors of side wheel steamers; lumber steamers; harbor and lake tugs; aids to navigation maintained by the United States Coast Guard; Shipyard scenes; any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: The Great Lakes Wooden Ship building Era

Author Name: Inches, H C, Foreword By William A MacDonald and Gordon Wendt / Great Lakes Historical Society

Illustrator: Uncredited Cover Art

Categories: Canadian History,

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Great Lakes Historical Society, 1976, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 1976

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144989

Keywords: Sailing Ships,