Montreal - Port
Title: Gold-Headed Cane.
Publisher:  Port of Montreal, Montreal , 1988, ISBN:0662165993
Seller ID: 94160
(Montreal - Port). The Gold-Headed Cane. (Montreal : Port of Montreal, 1988). First Edition. Pp (6),7-56. Illustrated. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board. The Gold-Headed Cane was an annual trophy given to the captain of the first ocean-going vessel to reach Montreal, without stopping en route, at the start of the navigation season. Contents : Introduction; Obscure origins; Today's cane; Life returns; The silver incident; Year-round navigation; Controversy leads to set rules; New meaning; Statistical overview; Nine Canadian winners;. The official 1ist; List of winners since 1840; Nationality of first ocean-going vessels in the Port of Montreal sinceI840; Names of first ocean-going vessels in the Port of Montreal more than once since 1840; Names of captains of first ocean-going vessels in the Por t of Montreal more than once since 1840. Very good. 12.50