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De JONG, Nicolas J. and Marven E. MOORE. Shipbuilding on Prince Edward Island: Enterprise in a Maritime Setting 1787-1920. Hull, Québec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, (1994). First Edition. Pp [i]-iv,(2),1-411,(3). Illustrated with photos, maps, tables, &c. Lage 8vo, art-illusrated green cardcovers. History Division, Mercury Series Paper 46. A very thorough and well-illustrated study. Contents: Part One: Chapters : 1. The Early Years, 1787-1820; 2. An Annual Remittance to the Island, 1821-1833; 3. The Principal Article of Export, 1834-1844; 4. The Industry Consolidates, 1845-1859; 5. The Pinnacle Attained, 1860-1868; 6. The Years of Decline, 1869-1880; 7. The LongFarewell. Part Two: 1. North Cape; 2. Egmont Bay; 3. Bedeque; 4. South Sho re; 5. North and West Rivers; 6. Charlottetown; 7. Hillsborough River, Pisquid River, and Mount Stewart; 8. Pownal Bay; 9. Orwell Bay; 10. Pinette; 11. Wood Islands; 12. Murray Harbour; 13. Three Rivers; 14. Fortune Bay; 15. Souris; 16. East Point; 17. St. Peter's Bay; 18. Tracadie Bay and Savage Harbour; 19. Covehead Bay; 20. Rustico Bay; 21. New London Bay; 22. Richmond Bay. Appendices: A. Number and Tonnage of Vessels Built and Transferred. B.Port Clearances and Exports. With bibliography and index. Covers rubbed wi th some faint spine creasing, final few leaves loose (of index), else good.35.00
Title: Shipbuilding on Prince Edward Island : Enterprise in a Maritime Setting 1787-1920.
Publisher: Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, 1994, ISBN:0660140217:
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