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Author Name:    SPICER, Stanley T.

Title:   Maritimers Ashore & Afloat : Volume 1. Interesting People, Places and Events Related to the Bay of Fundy and Its Rivers

Publisher:    Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1993, ISBN:0889995176 

Seller ID:   7488

SPICER, Stanley T. Maritimers Ashore & Afloat : Volume 1. Interesting People, Places and Events Related to the Bay of Fundy and Its Rivers. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1993). Pp 152. Illustrated. 8vo, green card covers. Stanley Thompson Spicer (b. April 12, 1924, Canning, Nova Scotia - d. June 2, 2007, Halifax) noted Canadian marine historian. Chapters : 1. The Bay of Fundy; 2. In the Days of the Pioneers [The Acadians, the New England Planters,the Pre-Loyalists and the Loyalists]; 3. Profiles of People [2 early tycoo ns : Alexander 'Boss' Gibson of Marysville, N.B. and Amos 'King' Seaman of Minudie, N.S.]; 4. In Times of Conflict [ William Hall, v.c., John Chipman Kerr, v.c., Cyrus Wesley Peck, v.c., Milton Fowler Gregg v.c., Dalhousie University Stationary Hospital; the loss of the hospital ship Llandovery Castle]; 5. Ashore and Afloat [ships & shipbuilding ; Joshua Slocum; John Owensof St. John; Robert Dewis; the Chignecto Ship Railway]. An anecdotal local history of Bay of Fundy region, with notes on natural history and early Eu ropean settlement, biographies of noted residents (Alexander Gibson, Amos Seaman, William Hall, John Owens, Robert Dewis, Joshua Slocum), an overview of shipbuilding in the region, and a brief history of the failed Chignecto Ship Railway. Name to ffep, else vg. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 8.00


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