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The River: A Memoir of Life in the Border Cities

by Paul Vasey Biblioasis (October 21, 2013)

A vivacious memoir of life along the Detroit River, from the prize-winning reporter, novelist, and CBC broadcaster Paul Vasey.


Greasy Luck: A Whaling Sketchbook

by Gordon Grant Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

Entire art and craft of whaling is depicted, from views of the galley and the sight of a whale breaching, to examples of scrimshaw art and a version of a "Nantucket sleigh ride." 64 plates.


Doomed Ships: Great Ocean Liner Disasters

by William H., Jr. Miller Dover Publications (June 01, 2012)

Nearly 200 photographs, many from private collections, highlight tales of some of the vessels whose pleasure cruises ended in catastrophe: the Morro Castle, Normandie, Andrea Doria, Europa, and many others.


The QE2: A Picture History

by William H., Jr. Miller Dover Publications (January 07, 2013)

Illustrated with more than 150 black-and-white and 27 color images, this chronicle by an expert maritime historian offers a rare and captivating blend of personal anecdotes, archival material, and impeccable...


Picture History of the Andrea Doria

by William H., Jr. Miller Dover Publications (December 27, 2012)

Scores of rare photographs recall one of the most luxuriously outfitted ships of the 20th century. 183 black-and-white photographs show views of lounges and staterooms, shots of the ship in port, more.


Bark, Skin And Cedar

by James Raffan HarperCollins Publishers (August 01, 2010)

Bark, Skin and Cedar is an intelligent and grand exploration of that great Canadian icon -- the canoe. From the graceful birch bark vessels of the Micmac Indians to the wide and sturdy Haida dugouts, from the...


The Shipwright and the Schooner

by Harold Burnham & Dan Tobyne Down East Books (August 01, 2016)

The Shipwright and the Schooner is an exploration into traditional New England shipbuilding, and it is a journey of discovery for both the author, who has spent his life building wooden boats, and the photographer,...


RMS Segwun: Queen of Muskoka

by Andrew Hind & Maria Da Silva Natural Heritage (April 02, 2012)

Built as a paddlewheeler in 1887, the Royal Mail Ship Segwun, a Muskoka icon, saw her initial career suspended in the 1950s when the ship ceased operations. Fortunately, the ship began a new life in 1974 when...


Stranded

by Aaron Saunders Dundurn (October 24, 2015)

The sinking of the Canadian Pacific steamship Princess Sophia was Alaska’s worst maritime disaster — until it nearly happened again.

In 1918, the Canadian Pacific steamship Princess Sophia left Skagway, Alaska,...


Great White Fleet: Celebrating Canada Steamship Lines Passenger Ships

by John Henry & Paul Martin Dundurn (April 22, 2013)

The passenger steamers of the Canada Steamship Lines were known as the Great White Fleet. No fewer than 51 steamers comprised the passenger fleet at the company's inception, and its network of routes was awesome....


Warship 2016

by John Jordan & Stephen Dent Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

Warship 2016 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest...