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Author Name:    BEBB, James T

Title:   Quest for the Phantom Fleet. signed

Publisher:    1992, 

Seller ID:   75502

BEBB, James T. Quest for the Phantom Fleet. (S.l.): The author, 1992. Pp. (8),1-200,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, ill. cream card covers with black letteringto front cover and spine. The first volume of this expatriate Welshman's m aritime history of Lockeport, Nova Scotia centers on the fishery and the region's trade with New England and the West Indies. Contents: 1. Portrait ofa Master Builder: H.M. Allen, 1855-1937; 2. Fast Ship Round Cape Horn (lif e and times of the Schooner Ida M. Clarke, part 1); 3. "Talking Gloucester"; 4. The Olympia Salvage Dispute; 5. The Iron Horse Arrives; 6. 1905, Bay of Islands to Boston; 7. 1906, Trade Winds; 8. "Adios Puerto Rico y Habana" (Collapse of trade with the West Indies); 9. White Gold -- Turks Island Salt; 10. Three Fishing Seasons -- and the Last; 11. Naming Names (men of the Ida M. Clarke); 12. Moment of Glory (fastest schooner around The Horn, part2); 13. Howard Allen's New Partner; 14. New Venture, New Headaches; 15. "B ack to Reality": Newfoundland Parties; 16. Post War Boom (Thomas M. Rawding-- Lockeport Shipbuilding Co.); 17. Swan Song (The Schooner Tessie Aubery) ; 18. Another Day, Another Dollar (or two): Shipyard Workers and Wages. Very good. With errata slip pasted in at end of table of Contents. Signed by the author. 50.00


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