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101 TURNER, Robert D Sternwheelers and Steam Tugs: An Illustrated History of the Canadian Pacific Railway's British Columbia Lake and River Service. 2d ed .
Sono Nis Press, Victoria, BC, 1998, ISBN:1550390899 
TURNER, Robert D. Sternwheelers and Steam Tugs : An Illustrated History of the Canadian Pacific Railway's British Columbia Lake and River Service. Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, (February) 1998. First Printing of Second Edition. Pp (4),v-xv,(1),1-288. 4to, ill. card covers. "This new edition containsmore than 320 black & White and colour photographs, illustrations, maps, t imetables and scale drawings together with detailed text, fleet lists and bibliography." -from the cover. Chapters : 1. Early Steamboating in the Kootenays and the Okanagan; 2. CPR Steamboats in the Kootenays; 3. Sternwheelers for the Klondike; 4. Years of Growth and Years of Change; 5. From Heyday to Decline; 6. The Twilight Years: 1930-1972. With 7 appendices and index. Much on the Lytton, Nakusp, Kokanee, Aberdeen, Moyie, Minto, Kuskanook, Okanagan, Bonnington, Nasookin and the Sicamous. Owner's name on title-page, else vg. 30.00

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102 United States Navy Surplus Buy It From the Navy. Catalog No. 56-B, Sealed Proposal. Sale of Vessels bythe Navy. Bids will be Opened at 10:00 o'clock A.M., February 21, 1922.
Board of Survey, Appraisal and Sale, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1922, 
(United States Navy Surplus). Buy It From the Navy. Catalog No. 56-B, Sealed Proposal. Sale of Vessels by the Navy. Bids will be Opened at 10:00 o'clock A.M., February 21, 1922. Washington, D.C.: Board of Survey, Appraisal and Sale, Navy Yard, (1922). Pp (2),[1]-6 including covers. Large 8vo, stapled printed self-wraps. Vessels to be sold by sealed proposals : U.S.S. Long Beach (cargo vessel), U.S.S. Nero (fuel ship), U.S.S. Monterey (monitor), U.S.S. Vergana (yacht), U.S.S. Sea Rover (tug), U.S.S. Passaio (tug), U.S.S.Bessie H. Dantzler (tug), U.S.S. Dolphin (gunboat), U.S.S. Green Dragon (m otor patrol boat); Submarine Chasers No. 439, 257, 322, and 147. This catalogue is not illustrated. Covers detached, edges chipped and torn, horizontal crease, else good only. As is. 50.00

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103 United States Navy Surplus Catalogue No. 44-B. Sale of Vessels by the Navy for Cash and on Deferred Payment Basis. Bids will be Opened, 10:00 A.M., December 15, 1921.
Board of Survey, Appraisal and Sale, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1921, 
(United States Navy Surplus). Catalogue No. 44-B. Sale of Vessels by the Navy for Cash and on Deferred Payment Basis. Bids will be Opened, 10:00 A.M.,December 15, 1921. Washington, D.C.: Board of Survey, Appraisal and Sale, Navy Yard, (1921). Pp (1),[1]-8,(1) including covers. Large 8vo, stapled printed self-wraps. Vessels to be sold by sealed proposals : Galatea (yacht),Vega (steam yacht), U.S.S. Albert Brown (fish boat), Freight Lighter No. 1 60 (ex-Surprise) (barge), U.S.S. Intrepid (naval training ship), U.S.S. Brooklyn (cruiser), U.S.S. Columbia (cruiser), Target, U.S.S. Ozark (monitor),Target (ex-Monitor Miantanomoh), U.S.S. Tonopah (monitor), U.S.S. Smith (d estroyer), U.S.S. Oriole (ex U.S.S. Dale (wooden sailing vessel), U.S.S. Astoria (transportation ship), U.S.S. Eagle No. 25 (patrol boat), U.S.S. Memphis (cruiser). This catalogue is not illustrated. Covers detached, edges torn and creased, offsetting from newspaper clippings laid in, else good only. As is. 50.00

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104 United States Navy Surplus Sale of Vessels by the Navy at Minimum Prices and on Deferred Payment Basis. Bids will be Opened April 21, 1921 in Navy Department, Bureau of Suppliesand Accounts. Buy It From the Navy.
Government Printing Office GPO, Washington, D.C., 1921, 
(United States Navy Surplus). Sale of Vessels by the Navy at Minimum Pricesand on Deferred Payment Basis. Bids will be Opened April 21, 1921 in Navy Department, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts. Buy It From the Navy. (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1921). Pp [1]-19,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, stapled printed self-wraps. Vessels to be sold by sealed proposals : Steam Yachts – Wasp, Pawnee, Sylvia, Onward, Corona, Margaret; Motor Boats and Motor Yachts – Bayocean, Patrol No.10, Atlantic, Russ, Relief, Raven III, Shadow III; Miscellaneous Craft – F earless (tug), James H. Clark (tug), Ardent (mine sweeper), Chase S. Osborne (steel mine sweeper), Harbor Tug No. 64, Breakwater (mine sweeper), Standish (tug), Raleigh (steel cruiser), U.S.S. Cincinnati (steel cruiser), Winthrop (tug). Frances G. Conwell (tug), Supply (cargo steamer), U.S.S. Marblehead (cruiser), Castine (gunboat); Submarine Chasers – Seagoing Cruising Motor Boats (pp 10-19, with some deck plans and profiles). Tears to spine ends, some edgewear and darkening, browning from newspaper clippings laid in, else very good. 150.00

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105 United States Navy Surplus Sale of Vessels by the Navy at Minimum Prices and on Deferred Payment Basis. Bids will be Opened February 25, 1921 in Navy Department, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts. Buy It From the Navy.
Government Printing Office GPO, Washington, D.C., 1921, 
(United States Navy Surplus). Sale of Vessels by the Navy at Minimum Pricesand on Deferred Payment Basis. Bids will be Opened February 25, 1921 in Na vy Department, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts. Buy It From the Navy. (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1921). Pp [1]-10,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, stapled printed self-wraps. Vessels to be sold by sealed proposals : Steam Yachts – Yankton Pawnee, Wasp,Vega, Corona, Margaret; Motor Boats and Motor Yachts – Bayocean, Patrol No . 6, Patrol No. 10, Hetman, Russ, Relief, Endion, Shadow III, Shirin, RavenIII; Miscellaneous Craft – Fearless (tug), Alida (tug), Chase S. Osborne ( steel mine sweeper), U.S.S. Target “D” (or Terror) (monitor), Harbor Tug No. 64, Standish (tug), Raleigh (steel cruiser), U.S.S. Cincinnati (steel cruiser), Winthrop (tug). Frances G. Conwell (tug), Supply (cargo steamer), U.S.S. Marblehead (cruiser), Castine (gunboat). Covers detached, spine lightly browned and nicked, horizontal crease, smudges, browning from newspaper clipping laid in, else good. 85.00

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106 United States Navy Surplus Sale of Yachts, Cargo Boats, Tugs, and Other Vessels by the Navy. July 13, 1920.
Government Printing Office GPO, Washington, D.C., 1920, 
(United States Navy Surplus). Sale of Yachts, Cargo Boats, Tugs, and Other Vessels by the Navy. July 13, 1920. (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1920). Pp [1]-19,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, stapled printed self-wraps. Vessels to be sold by sealed proposals : Passenger-Carrying Vessels – Nopatin (ex Manhattan) and Narragansett; Steam Yachts – Admiral II, Aileen, Arcturus (ex Artemis), Actus, Vega, Margaret, Galatea, Wasp, Parthenia, Naushon, Emeline, Wanderer, Winchester, Cigarette, Yacona, Pawnee, Thetis, Hauoli (ex California); Motor Boats and Motor Yachts – Snapper, Hetman, Relief, Russ, Patrol No. 6, Shirin, Wild Goose, Kemah, Patrol No. 10; Miscellaneous Craft – Yorktown (gunboat), Coast Torpedo Boat No. 2 (ex Rodgers), Machias (gunboat), Coast Torpedo Boat No. 3 (ex Dupont), Coast Torpedo Boat No. 1 (ex Foote), Coast Torpedo Boat No. 4 (ex Dahlgrin), Coast Torpedo Boat No 11 (ex Barney), Coast Torpedo Boat No. 9 (ex Somers), Coast Torpedo Boat No. 14 (ex De Long), Coast Torpedo Boat No. 16 (ex Thornton), Winthrop (tug), Coast Torpedo Boat No. 12 (ex Biddle),Fearless (tug), Standish (tug), Bella (cargo steamer), Supply (cargo steam er), Petrel (gunboat), Victorine (ex Utowana) (mine sweeper), Bessie H. Dantzler (tug), Hopkins (destroyer), U.S.S. Cincinnati (cruiser), Adams (auxiliary wooden sailing boat), Raleigh (cruiser), Bessie J. (coal barge), Dorothy Cullen (steam tug), Yenrut IV (barge). Covers detached, edges chipped and torn, tape to spine, offsetting from newspaper clippings laid in, penned note, else good only. As is. 100.00

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107 United States Navy] War Vessels Silhouette Identification Book : United States
H.M. Government, 1937, 
[United States Navy]. War Vessels Silhouette Identification Book : United States. [L]: H.M. Government, [1937]. Pp [2], 7 leaves illustrations, some folding. 4to, printed wraps with ties. O.U. 6118(5). Silhouette illustrations of the battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, submarines, and auxiliary vessels of the U.S. fleet, from the Saratoga to the ammunition ships Pyro and Nitro, to the humblest fleet tugs. Two inch chip to front cover at top outer corner not affecting text or illustrations, slightly rubbed, slight nicking, else vg. 125.00

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108 WHITE, Alma Titanic Tragedy --- God Speaking to the Nations. First Edition, blue cloth
Pentecostal Union (Pillar of Fire), Bound Bbook, New Jersey, 1912, 
WHITE, Alma. The Titanic Tragedy: God Speaking to the Nations. Bound Bbook,New Jersey : Published by The Pentecostal Union (Pillar of Fire), 1912. Fi rst Edition. Pp (12),[13]-213,(11). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and vignette of the Titanic to front board, gilt lettering to spine. The story of the Titanic disaster by Alma White, who sees it as God's retribution for our sins, In her own words from the Preface : "In this volume wehave tried to impress upon our readers that there is a more serious and co mprehensive side to this the greatest of all marine disasters than the nations have yet conceived. IT IS GOD'S HANDWRITING ON THE WALL, foretelling the doom of those who are given to greed and pleasure in a world cursed by sin." Contents : I. The Titanic Tragedy : Greatest Sea Tragedy Ever Known — Civilized World Shocked — Description of the Ten Million Dollar Vessel — First News of the Disaster — The Carpathia to the Rescue -- Did not Realize their Loss. II. The Arrival of the Carpathia at New York : Immense Throngs atPier — Puffing Tugs Heard — Intense Excitement — Survivors Clad in Motley Garments -- Description of the Accident — "Man the Lifeboats." III. The Stone That Smote the Image - Daniel Interprets Nebuchadnezzar's Dream : The Three Hebrew Children — Description of Babylon — The Golden Image — Its Relationship) to the Natio of today — Union of Church and State — Fallen Heroes.IV. Great Britain the Golden Head of the Image : Coronation of King George V — The Crown — Jewels worn at Coronation would Purchase British Navy — A Bewildering Scene — Elaborate Symbolism and display, Mechanical and Meaningless — British Crowns. V. The English People : Physical Degeneration — Temples filled with Monuments to Memory of Heroes of Past Generations — Struggles of Middle Classes — Vital Salvation Almost Unheard of — Hyde Park a Safety Valve — Britain's Fallen Heroes — Is Catering to the Romish Church. VI. The Stone Will Break the Image : An awful Warning — Britain's Vast Resources — London, the Climax and Head of the Nations as a Whole -- The Established Church of England — A Crisis Coming — The Liquor Traffic — Building Dreadnaughts — The Stone Cut out of the Mountam. VII. The Handwriting on the Wall : The Titanic Represents Great Britain — "We will go Faster and Get out of Reach of Them" — Methodism Sinking "by the Head" — Money has gagged the Press — Third-Class Passengers Locked Below Deck — "Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin" — No Opportunity Given for Prayer. VIII. Prominent Characteristics of the English : A Storm at Sea — Lifeboats not Filled — Guns Drawn on Passengers — Captain Smith Could Have Been Saved — Worship of Dead Heroes — God's Displeasure on Divorce Evil -- A Victim of Circumstances. IX. False Conception of Heroism -- England Non-progressive -- Strikers Tie Up the Olympic : A Mining Accident in Colorado — Prayer Might have Saved Every One — The People must have the Truth — British Titanic Investigation — Britons Lack Humility — Olympic Tied up — Kaiser Narrowly Escapes Death at Ship Launching --A Warning — The Papal Power. X. Additional Facts : The Collision — Enforce d Women-First Rule — Could not Believe their Danger — Wouldn't Leave Husband — Green Lantern Onlv Beacon — Forlorn Wait for Rescue -- Grief Put all onLevel — Ismay ill, Kept Room — Pitiful Scenes of Grief — Men Forced into F irst Boat — A Statement from J. Bruce lsmay. XI. The Titanic Waifs : Lolo and Louis — Touching Scene at Meeting of Mother and Children — Captain Rostron's Reward — Huddled Together on Icebergs — Major Butt and his Mission. XII. Greater New York -- Wall Street : New York Skyscrapers — The Gold-HeadedProcession — General Grant's Tomb — Columbia University — Fifth Avenue — W aldorf-Astoria — Madison Square Garden. Illustration Captions : Mrs. Alma White (frontispiece); The Titanic; Crowds Outside White Star Office; Crowds at Cunard Line Pier; Iceberg that Wrecked the Titanic; The Rescue Ship—Carpathia; Main Dining Room of the Titanic; Rescue Passengers on Board the Carpathia ; Mr. C. M. Hays, President Grand Trunk Railway; The one Male Member Rescued of eleven Honeymoon Couples; Grand Staircase in the Main Salon of the Titanic; J. Bruce Ismay, Managing Director of the I.M.M. Co.; A New YorkSkyscraper; Steerage Passengers Rescued from Titanic; Captain A. H. Rostro n, Commander of the Carpathia; Wireless Operator before Senate Committee; Promenade Deck of the Titanic; Captain E.J. Smith, Commander of the Titanic;Type of Iceberg run into by the Titanic; One of the Collapsible Lifeboats; Group of Survivors; Survivors being taken on Board the Carpathia; Interior Cunard Line Pier, New York; Isador Strauss, Millionaire Merchant and Phila nthropist; Lord Mersey, Head of Court of Inquiry on Titanic Disaster in London; Senator Francis G. Rowlands and Senator Charles Smith, U. S. Investigating Committee; Titanic Lifeboat Alongside the Carpathia -- Survivors beingtaken up the Ladder; King George V of England and Mary, Queen Consort; Har old Bride, Wireless Operator on Titanic, Being Carried Ashore; Lolo and Louis—The Titanic Waifs; Major Archibald Butt, Aide-de-Camp to President Taft;One of the Lifeboats of the Titanic. Alma Bridwell White (1862-1946) was t he founder and a bishop of the Pillar of Fire Church. In 1918, she became the first female bishop in the United States. She was noted for her association with the Ku Klux Klan and her feminism, anti-Catholicism, antisemitism,anti-Pentecostalism, racism, and hostility to immigrants. Browning and whi te spotting to spine and margins, light wear to spine ends and corners, else a very good copy, wth a pencilled name dated July 17, 1912 on the flyleaf. Scarce. 350.00

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109 WILLIAMS, David L Salvage! : Rescued from the Deep.
Ian Allan, London, 1991, ISBN:0711019630 
WILLIAMS, David L. Salvage! : Rescued from the Deep. London : Ian Allan, (1991). First Edition. Pp. (2),[3]-160. 8vo, illustrated black card covers, white lettering to spine. Accounts of exemplary acts of salvage, such as theraising of the Normandie in New York, the recovery of millions in gold fro m the wreck of HMS Edinburgh, and the Glomar Explorer's attempt to raise a Russian "Golf" class submarine. Includes the rescue of the troopship USS Wakefield by the Halifax-based salvage tugs Foundation Franklin and Foundation Aranmore in September of 1942. Chapters : 1. Treasure from the Deep; 2. Phoenix from the Ashes; 3. Ferry in Peril [the cross-Channel ferry, Herald of Free Enterprise]; 4. Artefacts and Archives; 5. From the Void of Space; 6. Like a Beached Whale [the Lafeyette, ex-Normandie]; 7. From the Ocean's Depths; 8. Ship Surgery; 9. Oil on Troubled Waters; 10. Needle in a Haystack; 11. Disasters Offshore. Sparse foxing, else very good. 16.00

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110 YOUNG, Derek and Marian YOUNG, Marian Mersey Maritime Memories
Liverpool, 1990, ISBN:1873060009 
YOUNG, Derek and Marian. Mersey Maritime Memories . Part One. [Liverpool: N.pub.], (1990). Pp. [2],1-62. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated stapled white card covers. A collection of photographs detailing the nautical dealings on the Mersey river, from ferries to packets, and steamers to tugs. Vg. 25.00

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