New PDF release: A Sailor's Logbook: A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters

By Mark L. Thompson

during this firsthand account of lifestyles aboard the ships of the good Lakes, Mark Thompson weaves jointly the threads of a narrative that relives a centuries-old culture. Thompson started his logbook after he mentioned for accountability aboard the Calcite II at Fraser Shipyard in more desirable, Wisconsin, for the 1996 transport season. A Sailor's Logbook is the 1st such publication to chronicle a sailor's lifestyles on the finish of the 20th century. not only a detailing of climate, shipment, and staff kinfolk, A Sailor's Logbook can also be an account of the day-by-day lives of a various workforce of crewmembers as they percentage their crusing wisdom, "sea stories," and the numerous stories that accompany the photographs. even though there are considerable assets in museums, archival collections, and corporate documents concerning statistical logbook info, A Sailor's Logbook info the intricacies of everyday life on a very good Lakes freighter. Thompson navigates the reader throughout the waters of the good Lakes and his personal lifestyles during this very unique narrative.

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