The Ships, Shipbuilders and Seamen of Pictou County. First Edition

By: CAMERON, James M.

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CAMERON, James M. The Ships, Shipbuilders and Seamen of Pictou County. (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia : Pictou County Historical Society, 1990). First Edition. "Printed by The Casket Printing and Publishing Company, Antigonish, Nova Scotia". Pp. (10),11-191,(1) + 14-page central section of photos. Illustrated. 8vo (152 x 229 mm), illustrated blue-green cardcovers, with white lettering to front & spine. With a small b&w photo of Cameron on rear cover.

James Malcolm Cameron (b. 1913, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - d. January 8, 1995, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) newspaperman and historian, was living in New Glasgow at the time of publication.

A thorough survey of the ships and shipping of Pictou County, by one of the region's foremost historical documentors. Includes chapters dealing wtih the primary shipyards of the area -- Pictou, New Glasgow, Trenton, River John, and Merigomish -- as well as some of the key figures in the shipping scene of the Northumberland Shore, including Carmichael and McGregor. Includes appendices of Pictou's ship captains, as well as lists of the product of many of the region's shipyards (vessel name, builder, and tonnage, arranged by year).

Preface.
1. Introduction.
2. The Beginning.
3. Launching.
4. The River John Yards.
5. The Pictou Yards.
6. The Trenton Yard.
7. The New Glasgow Yards.
8. The Merigomish Harbour and Vicinity Yards.
9. The Captains.
10. The Navy.
11. The Carmichael - MacGregor Complex.
12. Troubles.
13. More Troubles.
14. Miscellany.

Appendices :
A. Pictou County Captains by Captain D.M. MacKenzie.
B. Ships Built in River John.
C. Sailing Ships Built in Pictou 1840-1879.
D. Ships Built in Trenton.
E. Ships Built in New Glasgow.
F. Ships Built in Merigomish Harbour and Vicinity.
G. Ships Built in the Maritime Foundation Yard, Pictou 1942-45.
H. Ships Built by Ferguson Industries Ltd and Pictou Industries Ltd, Pictou.

With sources and index.

Slight wear to covers, bookplate, else very good. Uncommon. 45.00

Title: The Ships, Shipbuilders and Seamen of Pictou County. First Edition

Author Name: CAMERON, James M.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Pictou County Historical Society, 1990,: 1990

Seller ID: 45923

Keywords: NAUTICAL SHIPBUILDING PICTOU COUNTY NOVA SCOTIA CANADA CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY INDUSTRIAL INDUSTRY SHIPPING MERCANTILE ,