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Image for Unlucky Lady: The Life & Death of HMCS Athabaskan 1940-44. First Edition in dustjacket

Unlucky Lady: The Life & Death of HMCS Athabaskan 1940-44. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BURROW, Len and Emile BEAUDOIN BEAUDOIN, Emile

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Canada's Wings, Inc., 1982,: 1982

Seller ID: 12678

ISBN: 0920002137


BURROW, Len and Emile BEAUDOIN. Unlucky Lady : The Life & Death of HMCS Athabaskan 1940-44. (Stittsville, Ontario : Canada's Wings, Inc., 1982). First Edition. Pp. (10),1-198. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Len Burrow (b. 1915, Toronto). Émile Beaudoin (b. 1919, St-Raphaël de Bellechasse, Québec - d. March 25th, 2012, Québec City) and RCN wireless operation and survivor of the Athabaskan.Cooke p.48. "This book was written about a ship and the men who served in her. It does not pretend to... View more info

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Unlucky Lady : The Life & Death of HMCS Athabaskan 1940-44. Second Edition, Secondt Printimg, in dustjacket.

By: BURROW, Len and Emile BEAUDOIN.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0771018126: 1989

Seller ID: 114484

ISBN: 0771018126


BURROW, Len and Emile BEAUDOIN. Unlucky Lady : The Life & Death of HMCS Athabaskan 1940-44. (Toronto, Ontario) : McClelland & Stewart, (1989). Second Edition, Secondt Printimg. "Printed and bound in Hong Kong". Pp. (10),1-198. Double column. Illustrated throughout with photos, maps, drawiings, &c. Oblong 8vo, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. With art-illustrated endpapers. This title was first published by Canada's Wings, Inc. in 1982. Besides the cloth colour, another difference from the previous 1987 printing is that the dustjacket spine has th... View more info

Canadian Navy List for Apr., 1965, corrected to 1 Apr., 1965.

By: Canada - Royal Canadian Navy)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1965,:

Seller ID: 90131


(Canada - Royal Canadian Navy). Canadian Navy List for Apr., 1965, corrected to 1 Apr., 1965. Ottawa : Queen's Printer, 1965. Pp. [~280], unpaginated,various colours of paper used. 8vo, blue printed card covers, blue cloth s pine. Compiled and published every six months, the Navy List contains the names of Ships, Establishments and Officers of the Fleet active at that time. Name to front, cracked between pp.2-36 and 2-37. 25.00 View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1991

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society BEATTY, David STANTON, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1991,:

Seller ID: 91263


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. I, No. 1, January 1991. (St. John 's, Nfld. : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1991). Pp (2),1-73,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale green cardcovers, blank spine. Contents : David Beatty's "The 'Canadian Corollary' t o the Monroe Doctrine and the Ogdensburg Agreement of 1940" (pp 3-22); JohnStanton's "The Green Hill Park Disaster" (pp 23-38); plus book reviews. Co ver portrait of H.G. DeWolf, RCN Director of Plans during W... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 4, No. 1, January 1994

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society BENN, Carl SANGER, Chesley W. GIMBLETT, Richard H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1994,:

Seller ID: 91289


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. IV, No. 1, January 1994. (St. Joh n's : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1994). Pp (4),1-121,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale grey card covers. Contents : Carl Benn's “Toronto Harbour and the Defence of the Great Lakes Region, 1783-1870” (pp 1-15); Chesley W. Sanger's “Dodging in the Bight,A Good Place for a Whale: Environmental Factors Affecting Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Whaling in Davis Strait” (pp 17-33); Richard H. G... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 3, No. 4, October 1993

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society CAFFERKY, Shawn McLEAN, Douglas M. SAMSON, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1993,:

Seller ID: 91288


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. III, No. 4, October 1993. (St. Jo hn's : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland,1993). Pp (4),1-121,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale orange card co vers. Contents : Shawn Cafferky's "A Useful Lot, These Canadian Ships:' TheRoyal Canadian Navy and Operation Torch, 1942-1943" (pp 1-17); Douglas M. McLean's "The Battle of Convoy BX-141" (pp 19-35); Jane Samson's "The 1834 Cruise of HMS Alligator: The Bible and the Flag" (pp... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 8, No. 4, October 1998

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society JARVIS, Adrian KERTS, Faye M. ARMSTRONG, John G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1998,:

Seller ID: 98511


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. VIII, No. 4, October 1998. (St. J ohn's : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1998). Pp (4),1-149,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black and grey card covers. Contents : Faye M. Kert's "The Fortunes of War: Commercial Warfare and Maritime Risk in the War of 1812” (pp 1-16); Adrian Jarvis's "Safe Home in Port? Shipping Safety within the Port of Liverpool" (pp 17-34); Tony Barrow's “The Decline ot British Whaling in Arctic Canada, ... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 7, No. 4, October 1997

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society. FISHER, Robert C. KENNERLEY, Alston. PERRAS, Galen Roger.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1997,:

Seller ID: 89290


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. VII, No. 4, October 1997. (St. Jo hn's : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland,1997). Pp (4),1-151,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange and burgundy card covers. Contents : Robert C. Fisher's "The Impact of German Technolog y on the Royal Canadian Navy in the Battle of the Atlantic, 1942-1943" (pp 1-13); Alston Kennerley's "The Seamen's Union, the National Maritime Board and Firemen: Labour Management in the British Mercantile Marine... View more info

Canadian Naval Service Benevolent Trust Fund.

By: Canadian Naval MacTAVISH, D.K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canadian Naval Service, 1945,:

Seller ID: 86264


(Canadian Naval Service). Canadian Naval Service Benevolent Trust Fund. N.pl.: Canadian Naval Service, n.d. [ca 1945]. Pp 1-15,(1). Small 8vo, blue stapled card covers. Foreword by D.K. MacTavish, President. Contents : Foreword. Why a Benevolent Trust Fund. How Is the Fund Used. Who Are Eligible forAssistance. How and Where to Apply for Assistance. How Does the Fund Help. How Is the Fund Administered. Where Does the Fund Get Its Money. Rubbed, s oiling to leaves, else good. Scarce. 45.00 View more info

Halifax in Wartime

By: CHAMBERS, Robert W.) DOYLE, Frank W. HARVEY, D.C., foreword

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Halifax Herald and Mail Star, Halifax , 1943,:

Seller ID: 15190


(CHAMBERS, Robert W.). Halifax in Wartime. Halifax : Halifax Herald and Mail Star, 1943. First Edition. Pp (32). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled illustratedgreyish-brown card covers. "The twelve pictures in this volume constitute part of a series by Mr. Chambers, with textual matter by Frank W. Doyle." Foreword by D.C. Harvey. 1. A Cross-Roas of the World, a view down Sackvillestreet at the corner of Barrington (just around the corner from this books hop;s first location); 2. On the Citadel, showing Winston Churchill shakinghands with a soldier (with the Old Town Clock, the ship-filled harbo... View more info

Before It's Too Late / B4its2L8 : A Sailor's Life 1920-2001.

By: CHANCE, Peter Godwin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Peter Godwin Chance, Sidney, B.C., 2001, ISBN:0973014504:

Seller ID: 91984


CHANCE, Peter Godwin. Before It's Too Late / B4its2L8 : A Sailor's Life 1920-2001. (Sidney, B.C.: Peter Godwin Chance, 2001). Pp (6),1-235,(1). Illustrated. 4to, pale blue card covers. “Peter Chance was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1920, to English parents who had emigrated to Canada prior to WWI, where he completed his education. With a desire for a career at sea, he joinedthe Ottawa Division, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. Following the outbreak of war in September 1939, his first ship appointment was to HMCS St. Laurent which formed part of the escort for the initial UK bound Convo... View more info

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Certified Serviceable : Swordfish to Sea King: The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CHARLTON, Peter WHITBY, Michael PETTIPAS, Leo, editor emeritus

Price: $100.00

Publisher: CNATH Book Project, Ottawa, 1995, ISBN:0969959508: 1995

Seller ID: 22469

ISBN: 0969959508


CHARLTON, Peter & Michael WHITBY, (eds.). "Certified Serviceable" : Swordfish to Sea King : The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. (Ottawa : CNATH Book Project, 1995). First Edition. Pp (6),7-496. Illustrated throughout. Decorated endpapers. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The Beginning, 1943-1945; 2. The Formative Years, 1946-1949; 3-4. The Fabulous Fifties, 1950-1954 and 1955-1959; 5. Setting the Standard, 1960-1964; 6. The Beginning of the End, 1965-1968; 7. Naval Ai... View more info

Insubordinate and the Noncompliant : Case Studies of Canadian Mutiny and Disobedience, 1920 to Present

By: COOMBS, Howard G., (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Defence Academy Press / The Dundurn Group, Kingston / Toronto, 2009, ISBN:1550027646:

Seller ID: 101027


COOMBS, Howard G., (ed.). The Insubordinate and the Noncompliant : Case Studies of Canadian Mutiny and Disobedience, 1920 to Present. Kingston : Canadian Defence Academy Press / Toronto: The Dundurn Group, (2007). First Printing. Pp (8),[9]-448. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "Military leadership has both formal and informal dimensions. The formalleadership of any organization must ensure that it minimizes the divergenc e between institutional aims and the actions of informal leaders. When thisseparation occurs, the result is sometimes mutiny. These incidents of i... View more info

75th Anniversary Naval Service of Canada : A Pictorial History. in dj. signed

By: CRANSTON, Bobby

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 75th Anniversary Publishing Co, Halifax, 1985,:

Seller ID: 46635


CRANSTON, Bobby. 75th Anniversary Naval Service of Canada : A Pictorial History. (Halifax : The 75th Anniversary Publishing Co., 1985). Pp 152. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in worn and torn dj. Inscribed by the author. 35.00 View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 08, June, 1961

By: Crowsnest

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1961,:

Seller ID: 89457


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 8, June, 1961. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1961). Pp 1-36. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated red and white stapled wrappers. Contents : OurNavy – Then and Now; Launching of the Mackenzie; National Defence; The Chi ppewa Story; Composition of the Fleet; Le College Militaire Royal; Ten Years of Naval Aircraft; 'Prep' School; The Navy to the Rescue; Venture Cruise '61; Mobility for the Fleet; Tale of a Shirt; Naval Lore Corner No. 94. Cover photo of Ord. Sea. David W. Joss on board HMCS Gatineau. Ex-library (i... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 08, No. 08, June, 1956

By: Crowsnest

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1956,:

Seller ID: 92110


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 8, No. 8, June, 1956. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1956). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated black and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Jutland; The Observer's Mate; Why I Serve (Prize Essay); Afloat and Ashore; The Naval Photo Salon; Selections from the Salon; Awards for Suggestions; Officers and Men; National Body for Veterans; The Navy Plays; In Nelson's Footsteps; Lower Deck Promotions; A Collar that Buttons; Ships' Badges Revised. Cover photo of members of a work party from HMCS Ontar... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 07, May, 1961

By: Crowsnest

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1961,:

Seller ID: 89471


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 7, May, 1961. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1961). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; HMCS Grisle; Vice-Admiral Tisdall Retiring; Officers and Men; Weddingsand Births; Random Memories (Part Two); The Benevolent Fund; Afloat and As hore; Books for the Sailor; The Navy Plays; Retirement Counselling; Retirements; Naval Lore Corner No. 93. Cover photo of the hoisting of the commissioning pennant on the HMCS Grisle. A bit of wrinkling to one quadrant, else ... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 08, No. 06, April, 1956

By: Crowsnest

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1956,:

Seller ID: 92108


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 8, No. 6, April, 1956. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1956). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated red and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Tragedy off Labrador; Music and the Sea; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; Training that Sticks; “Crowsnest” Correspondents; Heraldry on the High Seas; Afloat and Ashore; The Navy Plays; Books for the Sailor; The Navy in a Limited War; Benevolent Fund Donations; Promotions and Retirements; Navy Lore Centre No. 36. Cover photo of AB Donald Buchanan ... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 12, October, 1960

By: Crowsnest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1960,:

Seller ID: 89454


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 12, October, 1960. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1960). Pp 1-28. Illustrated.Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN New s Review; Hosaqami; Courting Couples Help Raid; Officers and Men; 40 Years Ago (Last of Four Parts); Command Library Seminars; West Coast Manning Depot; Town in the Country; Barbed Wire on the Arandora Star; Fires at St. John's (pp 23-24); Here and There in the RCN; The Navy Plays; Retirements; Naval Lore Corner No. 86. Cover photo of AB Charles Rabbitt, Canadian Indian se... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 02, February, 1963

By: Crowsnest

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1963,:

Seller ID: 92208


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 2, February, 1963. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1963). Pp 1-28. Illustrated.Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN New s Review; Fighting Fires 100 Years Ago; Oil-Polluted Seas; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; In Northern Waters; Soldiers at Sea; Fire for Effect; Home from the Sea; Afloat and Ashore; Wren Cruise; The Supply System; TheNavy Plays; Retirements; Here and There in the RCN; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval Lore Corner No. 113. Cover photo of UNTD cadets storming ashore on a ... View more info