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

By Mark L. Thompson

during this firsthand account of existence 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 said for accountability aboard the Calcite II at Fraser Shipyard in greater, Wisconsin, for the 1996 transport season. A Sailor's Logbook is the 1st such e-book to chronicle a sailor's existence on the finish of the 20th century. not only a detailing of climate, shipment, and group relatives, A Sailor's Logbook can be an account of the day-by-day lives of a various staff of crewmembers as they proportion their crusing wisdom, "sea stories," and the various thoughts that accompany the images. even supposing there are considerable assets in museums, archival collections, and corporate documents relating to statistical logbook info, A Sailor's Logbook information the intricacies of lifestyle on a very good Lakes freighter. Thompson navigates the reader in the course of the waters of the nice Lakes and his personal existence during this very unique narrative.

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