A Navy Chaplain Speaks to the Fleet. First Edition.

By: MERSEREAU, Charles J., Chaplain

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MERSEREAU, Charles J., Chaplain. A Navy Chaplain Speaks to the Fleet. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, 1968). First Edition. Pp (2),1-37,(1). 8vo (134 x 208 mm), yellow stapled cardcovers with a photo of HMCS Bonaventure on the front.

Rev. Charles J. Mersereau (b. February 29, 1920, Bathurst, New Brunswick - d. January 15, 2013, Sackville, New Brunswick).

A series of articles of naval and local interest by Chaplain Mersereau, collected on the occasion of his retirement from the RCN.

Contents:
Old Naval Customs,
The French Armada [on the d'Enville expedition of 1746];
General Wolfe,
Jordan the Pirate [Edward Jordan, hanged at the rock by Black Rock Beach, Halifax in 1809];
A Young Seaman's Grave [James Hamley, who died May 4, 1841 aboard HM Sloop Pilot and is buried in the Stadacona graveyard];
The Tallahassee [the Confederate blockade runner];
Queen Victoria's Royal Barge [now in the collection of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic];
Halifax's Three Bridges;
The Phantom Ship [of Bay Chaleur].

Light wear to covers, else very good. NOTE: Shipping will be less for this slim item. 15.00

Title: A Navy Chaplain Speaks to the Fleet. First Edition.

Author Name: MERSEREAU, Charles J., Chaplain

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 27274

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL CANADA PIRACY HALIFAX CITY HFXISTORY CANADIAN NAVY CHAPLAINCY RCN,