A Sailor's Logbook: A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters by Mark L. Thompson PDF

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 begun his logbook after he stated for responsibility aboard the Calcite II at Fraser Shipyard in enhanced, Wisconsin, for the 1996 delivery season. A Sailor's Logbook is the 1st such e-book to chronicle a sailor's lifestyles on the finish of the 20th century. not only a detailing of climate, shipment, and workforce kinfolk, A Sailor's Logbook is usually an account of the day-by-day lives of a various crew of crewmembers as they proportion their crusing wisdom, "sea stories," and the various stories that accompany the photographs. even supposing there are plentiful assets in museums, archival collections, and corporate records concerning statistical logbook details, A Sailor's Logbook info the intricacies of everyday life on a superb Lakes freighter. Thompson navigates the reader during the waters of the nice Lakes and his personal lifestyles during this very distinctive narrative.

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