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By Mark L. Thompson

during this firsthand account of lifestyles aboard the ships of the nice Lakes, Mark Thompson weaves jointly the threads of a narrative that relives a centuries-old culture. Thompson begun his logbook after he pronounced 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 booklet to chronicle a sailor's lifestyles on the finish of the 20th 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 team of crewmembers as they proportion their crusing wisdom, "sea stories," and the numerous stories that accompany the photographs. even if there are abundant assets in museums, archival collections, and corporate records relating to statistical logbook info, A Sailor's Logbook info the intricacies of lifestyle on an outstanding Lakes freighter. Thompson navigates the reader in the course of the waters of the good Lakes and his personal lifestyles during this very distinct narrative.

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A Sailor's Logbook: A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters (Great Lakes Books Series)

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 begun his logbook after he pronounced for responsibility aboard the Calcite II at Fraser Shipyard in improved, Wisconsin, for the 1996 transport season.

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