Download e-book for iPad: A Sailor's Logbook: A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters by Mark L. Thompson

By Mark L. Thompson

ISBN-10: 081432827X

ISBN-13: 9780814328279

ISBN-10: 081432844X

ISBN-13: 9780814328446

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 suitable, Wisconsin, for the 1996 delivery season. A Sailor's Logbook is the 1st such e-book to chronicle a sailor's existence on the finish of the 20 th century. not only a detailing of climate, shipment, and workforce family, A Sailor's Logbook is usually an account of the day-by-day lives of a various staff of crewmembers as they percentage their crusing wisdom, "sea stories," and the various stories that accompany the photographs. even supposing there are abundant assets in museums, archival collections, and corporate documents concerning statistical logbook details, A Sailor's Logbook info the intricacies of lifestyle on a good Lakes freighter. Thompson navigates the reader throughout the waters of the nice Lakes and his personal lifestyles during this very specified narrative.

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