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18th century maritime influences on the history and place names of British Columbia

Charles Herbert Little

1991    133 pages    (Madrid : Editorial Naval)

Call #: FC 3806 L58 1991   

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British Columbia--Geographical NamesPacific Coast (B.C.)--History
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133 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references
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20-gun ship Blandford, The

Peter Goodwin

1988    119 pages    (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press)

Call #: V 795 G6 T8 1988   

A full description of the ship and it's place in the development of the 20-gun Sixth Rate; full list of scantlings from the 1719 Establishment to which the ship was built; nearly 300 perspective and 3-view line drawings with in-depth descriptive keys and b&w photos of virtually every detail of the ship.

A full description of the ship and it's place in the development of the 20-gun Sixth Rate; full list of scantlings from the 1719 Establishment to which the ship was built; nearly 300 perspective and 3-view line drawings with in-depth descriptive keys and b&w photos of virtually every detail of the ship. [less]

Blandford (Ship)Warships--England
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119 p.: ill.; 23 cm.
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20th century British marine painting

Denys Brook-Hart

1981    380 pages    (Woodbridge, Suffolk : Antique Collectors' Club)

Call #: VM 307 B76 1981   

Additional copy available in the Chung Collection. Call number: CHU VM 307 B76 1981.

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British marine painting--20th centuryShips in art
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380 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Includes guide to 20th century marine artists
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20th century passenger ships of the P&O

Neil McCart

1985    233 pages    (Wellingborough : Patrick Stephens)

Call #: CHU VM 381 M32 1985   

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P & O Orient Lines Ocean liners--Great Britain--History--20th century Passenger ships--Great Britain--History--20th century
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233 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
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24-gun frigate Pandora, 1779

John McKay

1992    128 pages    (Cedarburg, WI : Phoenix Publications)

Call #: VA 458 P34 M38 1992   

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Frigates--Great Britain--Design and constructionGreat Britain. Royal NavyPandora (Frigate)
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128 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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50 north : an Atlantic battleground

Alan Easton

1963    287 pages    (London: Eyre & Spottiswoode)

Call #: D 779 C2 E3 1963   

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World War 1939-1945--Canadian Naval operations
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287 p.: ill.; 23 cm.
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50 ways to save the ocean

David Helvarg

2006    186 pages    (Maui, Hawaii : Inner Ocean Pub.)

Call #: GC 1020 H448 2006   

[This book] addresses daily choices we can make to restore, preserve, and ultimately respect the great seas ... (back cover).

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Marine resources conservation--United States
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xvi, 186 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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50th anniversary commemorative folio to the cadet-midshipmen of the war years 1942-1945

Lauren McCready

1993    55 pages    (Kings Point, NY : US Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association)

Call #: HE 745 M32 1993 Oversize   

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Merchant marine--World War 1939-1945United States Merchant Marine Academy
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55 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
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58 degrees north : the mysterious sinking of the Arctic Rose

Hugo Kugiya

2005    265 pages    (New York : Bloomsbury ; [United States] : Holtzbrinck Publishers)

Call #: G 530 A66 K85 2005   

"In the spring of 2001, an industrial fishing trawler went down in the icy, forbidding waters just below the Arctic Circle. The Arctic Rose sunk so abruptly, in the middle of the night, that there was no time for the crew to put on survival suits or call for help. All fifteen men aboard were killed. To the baffled authorities, the cause of the sinking was a mystery. There were no witnesses, no clues, and the nearest vessel reported calm seas that night. The only thing known was the Arctic Rose's [...]

"In the spring of 2001, an industrial fishing trawler went down in the icy, forbidding waters just below the Arctic Circle. The Arctic Rose sunk so abruptly, in the middle of the night, that there was no time for the crew to put on survival suits or call for help. All fifteen men aboard were killed. To the baffled authorities, the cause of the sinking was a mystery. There were no witnesses, no clues, and the nearest vessel reported calm seas that night. The only thing known was the Arctic Rose's last position: 58 degrees north."
"Journalist Hugo Kugiya's investigation of this unprecedented disaster reveals how the modern fishing industry gave rise to these sailors' dangerous and strangely archaic life. Drawing upon interviews with family members and the crew's personal correspondence, Kugiya recreates the stories of the fifteen young men, of wildely different backgrounds, trapped in close quarters and able to call home or mail letters only in their occasional returns to port."
"While delving ever deeper into the lives of the crew, Kugiya also follows the Coast Guard's continuing inquiry, the most costly in history, as experts in weather, naval architecture, and wave formation, as well as salvage crews and rescue workers, all testify in an attempt to determine what really sank the Arctic Rose."--Jacket. [less]

Arctic Rose (Trawler)Shipwrecks--Bering Sea
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265 p. ; 25 cm
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70 years North German Lloyd, Bremen, 1857-1927

Norddeutscher Lloyd

1927    93 pages    (Berlin : Atlantic-Verlag)

Call #: HE 945 N66 S4 Oversize   

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Mail steamers--HistoryMerchant marine--Germany--HistoryNorddeutscher Lloyd
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93 p., [2] p. of plates : ill., col. plates ; 30 cm
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73 North : the battle of the Barents Sea

Dudley Pope

1958    320 pages    (London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson)

Call #: D 772 B3 P68 1958   

2 copies are in the Chung Collection. Call numbers: (1958 edition): CHU D 771 P6 1958, (1976 edition): CHU D 772 B3 P68 1976. On New Year's Eve, 1942, four British destroyers fought off a massive German attack in the Arctic by the pocket battleship "Lustzow", the heavy cruiser "Hipper" and six destroyers. Not one merchant ship was lost, and Hitler's fury at this failure almost spelled the end of the German surface fleet. Churchill later wrote that the action ended the German dream of another [...]

2 copies are in the Chung Collection. Call numbers: (1958 edition): CHU D 771 P6 1958, (1976 edition): CHU D 772 B3 P68 1976.

On New Year's Eve, 1942, four British destroyers fought off a massive German attack in the Arctic by the pocket battleship "Lustzow", the heavy cruiser "Hipper" and six destroyers. Not one merchant ship was lost, and Hitler's fury at this failure almost spelled the end of the German surface fleet. Churchill later wrote that the action ended the German dream of another High Seas Fleet. This account of this heroic action, in which Captain Sherbrooke of HMS "Onslow" won the Victoria Cross, is more than just a description of a battle; it is also an examination of two mighty navies and the psychology, training and discipline of the commanders and their men. It shows that sheer power is not always a match for ingenuity and brazen courage. [less]

Battle of Barents Sea 1942World War 1939-1945--Anglo-German Naval operations
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320 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
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75th anniversary Naval Service of Canada : a pictorial history

Bobby Cranston

1985    (Halifax, N.S. : 75th Anniversary Publishing Co.)

Call #: FC 231 C73 1985   

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Canada--Naval History--Pictorial worksRoyal Canadian Navy--History--Pictorial works
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1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.
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87 Boat designs : A catalogue of small boat plans from Mystic Seaport

Benjamin Apthorp Gould Fuller

2002    104 pages    (Mystic, Conn. : Mystic Seaport)

Call #: VM 361 M9 2002   

"Former Mystic Seaport Curator Ben Fuller has selected and annotated 87 boat plans from the Museum's collection, plus plans for oars and rigging, with the amateur builder in mind. He offers a brief background on each boat, notes their strengths and weaknesses, and offers construction tips or suggestions for using the plans to help the reader select the right boat. The boats range from simple skiffs through handsome Whitehalls and sleek canoes, to a 20-foot catboat."

"Former Mystic Seaport Curator Ben Fuller has selected and annotated 87 boat plans from the Museum's collection, plus plans for oars and rigging, with the amateur builder in mind. He offers a brief background on each boat, notes their strengths and weaknesses, and offers construction tips or suggestions for using the plans to help the reader select the right boat. The boats range from simple skiffs through handsome Whitehalls and sleek canoes, to a 20-foot catboat." [less]

Naval architecture--Designs and plans
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104 p. : ill., plans
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100 small boat rigs

Philip C. Bolger

1984    271 pages    (Camden, Me. : International Marine Pub. Co.)

Call #: VM 351 B56 1984   

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BoatbuildingBoats and boating--Handbooks manuals etc.SailboatsSailboats--Handbooks manuals etc.
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ix, 261 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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100-gun ship Victory, The

John McKay

1987    118 pages    (London : Conway Maritime Press)

Call #: V 750 M323 1987   

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Victory (Ship)Warships--Design and constructionWarships--History--Great Britain
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118 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
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300 years of Lloyd's

Antony Brown

1988    268 pages    (Essex : Lloyd's of London Press)

Call #: HE 969 B76 1988 Oversize   

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Lloyd's (Firm)Marine insurance--History
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268 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm
A Lloyd's list special supplement
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1000 brave Canadians : the Canadian gallantry awards, 1854-1989

Francis John Blatherwick

1991    415 pages    (Toronto : the Unitrade Press)

Call #: VA 400 C2 B5 1991   

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Royal Canadian Navy--Medals badges etc.
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x, 415 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Inscribed by the author
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1413 days : in the wake of a Canadian DEMS gunner

Bill Cowling

1995    121 pages    (Calgary : the author)

Call #: D 810 T8 C68 1995   

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Merchant marine at warWorld War 1939-1945--Canadian Naval operations
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121 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references
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2500 miles on the coastal steamer

Erling Welle-Strand

1990    97 pages    (Bergen, Norway: Nortrabooks)

Call #: DL 419 W383   

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Norway--Description and travel
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97 p.; col. ill.: 19 cm.
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1910-1916 Antarctic photographs : Scott, Mawson and Shackleton expeditions

Herbert George Ponting, Frank Hurley, Jennie Boddington

1979    120 pages    (London : Macmillan)

Call #: G 877 P64 1979   

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Antarctic regions--Pictorial worksFrank Hurley 1890-1962Herbert George Ponting
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120 p. : chiefly ill. ; 22 cm
Foreward by Sir Vivian Fuchs
Includes photographic sources
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1912-1992 80th anniversary of the sinking of RMS Titanic : a tribute to the engineering staff

Institute of Marine Engineers. Guild of Benevolence.

1992    20 pages    (London : Institute of Marine Engineers, Guild of Benevolence)

Call #: CHU VK 1255 T6 1992   

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Titanic (Steamship)
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20 p. : ill., diagrs., ports. ; 29 cm
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$30,000,000 cup : the stormy history of the defense of the America's Cup, The

Jerome E. Brooks

1958    275 pages    (New York : Simon and Schuster)

Call #: GV 829 B7 1958   

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America's Cup
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xii, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
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200,000,000 years beneath the sea : the story of the Glomar Challenger - the ship that unlocked the secrets of the oceans and their continents

Peter Briggs

1971    228 pages    (New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston)

Call #: CHU QE 39 B7 1971   

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Deep Sea Drilling projectGlomar Challenger (Ship)Submarine geology
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x, 228 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
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Abandon ship!

Hal Butler

1974    235 pages    (Chicago: Henry Regnery Co.)

Call #: G 525 B87 1974   

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Shipwrecks
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viii, 235p.; 22 cm
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Abenteuer Russische arktis

1991    189 pages    (Koln : Kiepenheuer U. Witsch)

Call #: G 650 1991 F8 1991   

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Northwest Passage--Description and travel
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189 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Text in German
Maps on lining pages
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About the America's cup

Vernon Hines

1986    (Bookcliff Pub Co)

Call #: GV 829 H5 1986   

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America's cupYacht racing
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xii, 207 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
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Above and beyond, 1941-1945 : revelatory new views of the Pacific victory through the eyes of admirals and pilots who were there

Wilbur H. Morrison

1983    314 pages    (New York : St. Martin's Press)

Call #: CHU D 767 M59 1983   

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World War 1939-1945--American Personal narrativesWorld War 1939-1945--Pacific Ocean
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314 p. : ill., maps, ; 22 cm
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Abram's eyes : the native American legacy of Nantucket Island

Nathaniel Philbrick

1998    304 pages    (Nantucket, Massachusetts: Mill Hill Press)

Call #: E 78 M4 P56 1998   

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Indians of North America--Massachusetts--Nantucket Island--History
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xiii, 304 p.: ill.; 24 cm.
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Abroad : British literary traveling between the wars

Paul Fussell

1980    246 pages    (Oxford : Oxford University Press)

Call #: CHU PR 479 T72 F87 1980   

A book about the meaning of travel, about how important the topic has been for writers for two and a half centuries, and about how excellent the literature of travel happened to be in England and America in the 1920s and 30s.

A book about the meaning of travel, about how important the topic has been for writers for two and a half centuries, and about how excellent the literature of travel happened to be in England and America in the 1920s and 30s. [less]

British--Foreign countries--History--20th centuryEnglish literature--20th century--History and criticismEnglish travelers’ writings--History and criticismTravel in literature
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viii, 246 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
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accidental airline : Spilsbury's QCA, The

Howard White, Jim Spilsbury

1988    238 pages    (Madeira Park, B.C. : Harbour Pub.)

Call #: HE 9815 Q43 W55 1988   

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Haida Gwaii (B.C.)Queen Charlotte Airlines--History
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238 p.; ill., ports., maps; 23 cm.
Includes index
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According to Hakluyt : tales of adventure and exploration

Delbert A. Young

1973    197 pages    (Toronto ; Vancouver : Clarke, Irwin & co.)

Call #: G 420 Y68 1973   

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Voyages and Travels
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xv, 197 p. : maps ; 23 cm
Related title: Principall navigations, voiages, and discoveries of the English nation
Selected and adapted from Richard Hakluyt's Principal navigations, traffiques and discoveries of the English nation
Includes bibliographical references and index
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account of a voyage to the north west coast of America in 1785 and 1786, An

Alexander Walker

1982    319 pages    (Vancouver, BC : Douglas & McIntyre ; Seattle, WA : University of Washington Press)

Call #: FC 3821.2491 W34 1982   

Additional copy call number: FC 3821 W34 1982.

Additional copy call number: FC 3821 W34 1982. [less]

Nootka IndiansPacific Northwest--Description and travel
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319 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Edited by Robin Fisher and J. M. Bumstead
Reproduced from the unpublished manuscript in the National Library of Scotland (Ms 13780)
Includes bibliographical references
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account of the discoveries made in the South Pacifick Ocean, An

Alexander Dalrymple

1996    103 pages    (Sydney : Horden House ; Australian National Maritime Museum)

Call #: FC 3821.1 D3 1996   

Australian maritime series ; no. 3.

Australian maritime series ; no. 3. [less]

Australia--Discovery and explorationJames Cook 1728-1779Polynesia--Description and travel
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47, xxxi, 103 p. : charts, facsim. ; 22 cm
"First printed in 1767, reissued with a foreward by Dr. Kevin Fewster of the Australian National Maritime Museum and an essay by Dr. Andrew Cook of the British Library"--title page
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account of the mutiny on H.M.S. Bounty, An

William Bligh, Robert Bowman

1981    158 pages    (Gloucester : A. Sutton)

Call #: DA 87.1 B6 A34 1981   

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Bounty Mutiny 1789William Bligh 1754-1817
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158 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 26 cm
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Across far distant horizons : the life and times of a Canadian Master Mariner

S. C. Heal

1995    311 pages    (Vancouver : Cordillera Publishing Co.)

Call #: VK 140 B74 H42 1995   

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Merchant marine--Canada--Officers--BiographyTrevor Whitla Bridges 1881-1962
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311 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
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Across the Arctic Ocean : original photographs from the Last Great Polar Journey

Sir Wally Herbert, Huw Lewis-jones

2015    239 pages    (New York: Thames and Hudson)

Call #: G670 1968.H44 2015   

On 21 February 1968, Wally Herbert and his team of three companions and forty huskies set out from Point Barrow, Alaska, embarking on a journey that no one had ever attempted. Sixteen hard months later they finally set foot once more on solid land, having attained the North Pole and crossed the frozen Arctic Ocean for the first time via its longest axis. It stands today as one of the greatest expeditions of all time. Illustrated with unpublished photographs and other personal materials from the [...]

On 21 February 1968, Wally Herbert and his team of three companions and forty huskies set out from Point Barrow, Alaska, embarking on a journey that no one had ever attempted. Sixteen hard months later they finally set foot once more on solid land, having attained the North Pole and crossed the frozen Arctic Ocean for the first time via its longest axis. It stands today as one of the greatest expeditions of all time. Illustrated with unpublished photographs and other personal materials from the Herbert archive, this exceptional photography book is a first-hand record of an astonishing journey one that with rising temperatures and Arctic ice melt will probably never be repeated. An impressive team of explorers and polar experts, including Wally Herberts daughter Kari, also provide their reflections and tributes to the expedition and to Wally Herbert, contributing to a remarkable visual and personal testimony of this historic event. [less]

Archaeological expeditions--Northern CanadaArctic regions--Discovery and exploration
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239 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
 
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