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1 CROWE, John Congdon In the Days of the Windjammers. 1st no dj
Ryerson, 1959, 
CROWE, John Congdon. In the Days of the Windjammers. Tor.: The Ryerson Press, (1959). Pp (4),v-xi,(3),1-176,(2), frontis.+ 8 p. of photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.487, Rhodenizer p.74, NSIB 39. Crowe was born in Great Village, Colchester County in 1888. "It was a common custom for captains of deep-sea sailing vessels to have their families accompany them. This book gives a factual account of the life of one such family that lived aboard a full-rigged ship in the nineties of the last century." - from the dust jacket (lacking in this copy). Chapters : The Bedford [built in Clifton]; From AbleSeaman to Master Mariner; My Boyhood Home [the Semantha]; Colombo and Calc utta; Hong Kong and Manila; The Sailmaker Who Was a Bible Student; Kobe andMutiny; School on Shipboard; We Cross the Pacific; The Crimps of San Franc isco; Honolulu; Philadelphia to Nagasaki; We Meet Ice off Cape Horn; In theHours of the Dog-Watches; Antwerp; The Apprentices of the Half-deck; Cross ing the Line; Shanghai Again; Portland to Cardiff; Semantha's End. Vg. 15.00

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