Steady as She Goes : The Exploits of a Captain and his Seagoing Family. Paperback. With two ALS.

By: NEWCOMB, Dolly G. PUBLICOVER, James Leander.

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NEWCOMB, Dolly G. Steady as She Goes : The Exploits of a Captain and his Seagoing Family. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.: The Author, 1996. Pp (5),4-175,(1). 8vo, ill. card covers. A daughter's account of the shipping family of Captain James Leander Publicover of La Have, Nova Scotia, active in the NorthAmerican coastwise trade in sail well into the twentieth century. Chapters : 1. A Typical Summer at Sea; 2. The Early Years; 3. Courtship and Marriag e; 4. Settling Down; 5. Saga of the Zwicker; 6. Under Canvas Again; 7. Publicover Shipping Company; 8. Building of a Dream; 9. "I Couldn't Bear to Look Back"; 10. The Tragedy of the Lillian E. Kerr; 11. The Later Years. With 3-page appendix of Captain Jim's ships. Very good. With two autographed letters signed by Newcomb, to marine historian Stanley Spicer and his wife Gwen, laid in. 30.00

Title: Steady as She Goes : The Exploits of a Captain and his Seagoing Family. Paperback. With two ALS.

Author Name: NEWCOMB, Dolly G. PUBLICOVER, James Leander.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont, 1996, ISBN:189525812x:

Seller ID: 40659

Keywords: NAUTICAL MERCANTILE COASTWISE SCHOONERS NOVA SCOTIA BIOGRAPHY CANADIAN BIOGRAPHIES SHIPPING HISTORY,