Usque ad Mare : A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: APPLETON, Thomas E. BARTLETT, Bob) BERNIER, J.E.)

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APPLETON, Thomas E. Usque ad Mare : A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services. Ottawa : Department of Transport, 1968. Pp (4),v-xiii,(1),[1]-318, including frontis.+ illustrations. 8vo, navy blue cloth. Law 1495. O'Dea 4186 : "extensive Nfld. content". Chapters : 1. The Long Perspective; 2. The Old Provinces; 3. Confederation; 4. The Years of Growth; 5. TheYears of Consolidation [pp.64-71 on J.E. Bernier]; 6. Aids to Navigation; 7. Search and Rescue [pp.128-133 on Sable Island]; 8. Ships and Shipbuilding; 9. Marine Regulations; 10. People and Policies [pp.257-263 on Bob Bartlett]; 11. The Way Ahead; 12. Appendices. With bibliography and index. In hisforeword to this volume Gordon W. Stead sums up its purpose as succinctly as is possible: it is "the story of the services supporting nautical endeavour" in Canada. As such, Nova Scotia is well represented in the text, from colonial efforts to build and maintain aids to navigation, to the protracted nineteenth-century century conflict over the fisheries, to the difficulties faced by shipping in two world wars. The book includes several appendixes (giving the genealogy of the Department of Transport, listing the ships of the Coast Guard from 1850, listing lighthouses extant at Confederation, etc.), a bibliography and an index. Vg in chipped and spine-sunned dj. Inscribed by the author. 60.00

Title: Usque ad Mare : A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

Author Name: APPLETON, Thomas E. BARTLETT, Bob) BERNIER, J.E.)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Department of Transport, 1968,:

Seller ID: 63292

Keywords: NAUTICAL NEWFOUNDLAND CANADA NOVA SCOTIA NORTH CANADIAN COAST GUARD,