Committed to the Deep : Stories and Memoirs. First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert

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PARSONS, Robert. Committed to the Deep : Stories and Memoirs . St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Book Publishers, 1999. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),1-270,(4). With over 50 b/w photos in the text, as well as other illustrations. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers with white spine. "Read, as they tell it, yarns and anecdotes about: collision at sea, disappearances, house wrecked by a boat, fire and explosion, driven across the ocean and into Scotland, lighthouses, St. Pierre, rescue in mid-ocean, a kedgie's work, a woman's heroics, the Greenland armed escort and much more." - from rear cover. Contents: 1. Bellaventure Survives the Tidal Wave; 2. The Blinds Were Down for Us; 3. Trouble on Greenland's Shores; 4. An Ocean Voyage -- George Matthews Recalls; 5. Behind the Belle of Burgeo Folk Song; 6. Burin's Mystery of the Deep; 7. Voice from a Daybook; 8. Plans and Storms for Captain Alex Rodway; 9. Life and Times of Joan Ellamae; 10. He Just Bought the Schooner Mary F. Hyde; 11. R.R. Govin: Taking Refuge in a Scottish Port; 12. Walter Dober on the Loss of Mary Sabena; 13. Harbour Buffett's Glider; 14. FairWinds, Full Sails to Oporto; 15. Perils of the Coasting Trade; 16. Wreck o f Dragger Blue Comet; 17. They Buried My Dorymate Over the Side; 18. Captain Bernard Whiffen's Morning Star; 19. Tack's Beach-Lear's Cove Sea Mystery;20. Loss of Gladys E. Bullen; 21. Saved Through a Woman's Heroics; 22. Lea rning the Ropes: Thomas B. Cheeseman; 23. Recalling Newfoundland's Largest [the Herbert L. Rawding]; 24. Around the Coast: Tom Price's Stories; 25. Potatoes Caused an Ugly Scene; 26. The Unlucky Leif: One Survivor to Tell theTale; 27. Is Julia A. Anderson Missing?; 28. House Wreck; 29. As Kedgie on J.E. Conrad; 30. Handling the Goods; 31. A Sunday Tow: The Tale behind the Photo; 32. The Sea Was in His Blood; 33. Our Schooner Would Have Been a Co ffin; 34. Committed to the Deep: Loss of General Gough; 35. Coal: Bound forthe Lighthouses of the South Coast; 36. Memories of the Shag; 37. Fire on Adolph Roberts; 38. Struck by Lightning; 39. Wind of Change. Very good. 17.50

Title: Committed to the Deep : Stories and Memoirs. First Edition

Author Name: PARSONS, Robert

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Publisher: Creative Book Publishers, St. John's, NL, 1999, ISBN:1894294092:

Seller ID: 106758

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