CAMERON, James M.
Title: Industrial History of the New Glasgow District. Hardcover in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Hector Publishing Co., 1960,
Seller ID: 91333
CAMERON, James M. Industrial History of the New Glasgow District. (New Glasgow : Hector Publishing Co. Ltd, 1960). Pp (8),(244) + 20 p. of photos. Each chapter separately paginated. 8vo, brown cloth. James Malcolm Cameron (b.1913, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - d. January 8, 1995, New Glasgow, Nova Sco tia) newspaperman and historian. Vaison p.60. Chapters : I. Industries in 1960; II. Early Industries, Starts and Stops; III. The Nova Scotia Steel andCoal Co. Ltd.; IV. The Leaders in Scotia Steel; V. The Steel Works; VI. Mu nitions ; VII. Eastern Car, Scotia Subsidiaries (includes a few paragraphs on page 13 regarding Thomas Graham and Pat Grant's voyage to Vladivostok accompanying 225 cars aboard the Norwegian vessel S.S. Somerstad, as well as information on the sinking of its sister-ship, the S.S. Stiklestad, which had left Pictou Landing with 175 cars from the yard. Pp. 21-26 of this section deals with the company's shipyard, and includes a list of ships, with specifications, built at the Trenton shipyards: War Wasp, Watuka, Volunda, Bauta [ex Canadian Sealer], Thyra [ex Canadian Miner], Connector [ex CanadianSapper], and Pictonian) and a section on the Wabana (27-29); VIII. Ships, Shipbuilding, Seamen (32 pages). Includes illustrations of the three-mastedsteel schooner James William, the War Wasp, and a scene of floor moulding naval anchors. Very good in lightly nicked, corner-trimmed dust jacket. A nice copy. 85.00