Cherished Past : Newfoundland's Front Row Seat to History. First Edition, Signed

By: THORNE, Robert G.

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THORNE, Robert G. A Cherished Past : Newfoundland's Front Row Seat to History. (St. John's, NL : Thornton Publishing Ltd., November, 2004). First Printing. Pp i-viii,1-151,(1). With 116 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (140 x 215 mm), photo-illustrated two-tone blue card covers, with darker blue lettering to spine. Robert 'Bob' G. Thorne (b. March13, 1932, St. John's). Contents : Preface; 1. The Long Journey of the Tita nic's James McGrady. 2. HMS Hood visits Newfoundland. 3. Remembering the SSFlorizel. 4.Surrender of a Grey Wolf – The Story of U-190. 5. The Six Newf oundlands. 6. Loss of the Fishing Schooner Putnam in 1942. 7. Cape Race: Sentinel to Disaster. 8. The Rum Runners of Burgeo. 9. A Whale of a Tale. 10.Memories of Aquaforte I. 11. Memories of Aquaforte II. 12. Tenacity to the Rescue. 13. Newfoundland and the Great Daily Mail Race of 1919. 14. Weathe ring the War. 15. Fishing for Gloucester's Link to Newfoundland. 16. A ColdWinter's Night. 17. The 70-Year Career of the SS Neptune. 18. A Most Tragi c Fall. 19. The Last Voyage of the Troopship Dorchester. 20. Wings over Newfoundland. 21. Famous Sealing Disasters. 22. Folklore or the Enemy Within? 23. The Yanks Arrive. 24. The Oldest of Sports. 25. The Sinking of the I'm Alone. Very good. Signed, without inscription, by Thorne on first page, dated "24 Dec 2004". 30.00

Title: Cherished Past : Newfoundland's Front Row Seat to History. First Edition, Signed

Author Name: THORNE, Robert G.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Thornton Publishing Ltd., St. John's, 2004, ISBN:096958282X:

Seller ID: 116200

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