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by Stanley Spicer


In this beautifully illustrated volume, marine historian Stanley Spicer recaptures the age of sail and its many colourful characters.

In this beautifully illustrated volume, marine historian Stanley Spicer recaptures the age of sail and its many colourful characters. From hundreds of shipbuilders, Spicer has selected the Troops of Saint John, the Killams of Yarmouth, Joseph Cunard in Bathurst, the Peake family of Prince Edward Island, John Young of Lunenburg and the Moshers in Avondale. Through these often larger-than-life figures we explore the triumphs and tragedies of the Maritimes' great age of shipbuilding and ship owning.

In this beautifully illustrated volume, marine historian Stanley Spicer recaptures the age of sail and its many colourful .

Stanley Spicer, born in Canning, Nova Scotia, is the author of eleven books and many magazine articles focused on the age of sail in the Maritime provinces. In May 2000 he received a Doctor of Civil Laws degree from Acadia University in recognition of his work in physical education and for his help in preserving the history of sailing vessels in the Maritimes

STANLEY SPICER, born in Canning, Nova Scotia, is the author of eleven books and many magazine articles focused on the age of sail in the Maritime provinces

STANLEY SPICER, born in Canning, Nova Scotia, is the author of eleven books and many magazine articles focused on the age of sail in the Maritime provinces. In May 2000 he received a Doctor of Civil Laws degree from Acadia University in recognition of his work in physical education and for his help in preserving the history of sailing vessels in the Maritimes. In 1997 he completed the cataloguing of 8000 sailing vessels built around the Bay of Fundy. In 2001 he received the Dr. Phyllis Blakely Lifetime Achievement Award from the Federation of Nova Scotia Heritage.

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In this beautifully illustrated volume, marine historian Stanley Spicer recaptures the age of sail and its many colourful characters

In this beautifully illustrated volume, marine historian Stanley Spicer recaptures the age of sail and its many colourful characters.

The 19th century was the age of shipbuilding in the Maritime Provinces: all along the coast men were turning trees into ships that would sail on the world's oceans. Farmers and fishermen became master craftsmen building huge, deep-water vessels. In this beautifully illustrated volume, marine historian Stanley Spicer recaptures the age of sail and its many colourful characters. From hundreds of shipbuilders, Spicer has selected the Troops of Saint John, the Killams of Yarmouth, Joseph Cunard in Bathurst, the Peake family of Prince Edward Island, John Young of Lunenburg and the Moshers in Avondale. Through these often larger-than-life figures we explore the triumphs and tragedies of the Maritimes' great age of shipbuilding and ship owning. The Age of Sail draws on a range of rich visual resources including ship portraits, archival photographs, engravings, and artifacts displayed in the collections of leading Maritime museums, adding depth to a gripping historical account.

The Age of Sail: Master Shipbuilders of the Maritimes (Formac Illustrated History) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0887805394

ISBN: 0887805396

Author: Stanley Spicer

Category: Transportation

Subcategory: Transportation

Language: English

Publisher: Formac (November 16, 2001)

Pages: 144 pages

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