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Author Name:    BURGTORF, Frances D

Title:   Chief Wawatam. in dj.

Publisher:    1976, 

Seller ID:   42919

BURGTORF, Frances D. "Chief Wawatam" : The Story of a Hand-Bomber. (Cheboygan, Mich.: The Author, 1976). Pp 297, [22] pp plates. 4to, red cloth. "Thisis the story of a hand-bomber- a hand-fired, coal-burning steam vessel, on e of the last on the Great Lakes. ...During the summer of 1911 the keel waslaid for a very modern train ferry and ice-breaker- the S.S. Chief Wawatam . Ninety days later she was launched, and in October of the same year she began her long career of service in the Straits of Mackinac. ...This book isthe story of her life, told by the men and women who know her well. ...[Th e] book has over 500 reproductions of pictures, charts, documents, iarys, old postcards, scrapbooks, and pages from the daily logs and trip log book."-from the dj. Bookplate, else vg in very slightly rubbed dj. 240.00

Price = 240.00 CDN
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