Download e-book for kindle: 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 nice Lakes, Mark Thompson weaves jointly the threads of a narrative that relives a centuries-old culture. Thompson started his logbook after he stated for accountability aboard the Calcite II at Fraser Shipyard in improved, Wisconsin, for the 1996 delivery season. A Sailor's Logbook is the 1st such publication to chronicle a sailor's lifestyles on the finish of the 20 th century. not only a detailing of climate, shipment, and team kinfolk, A Sailor's Logbook is additionally an account of the day-by-day lives of a various team of crewmembers as they percentage their crusing wisdom, "sea stories," and the numerous thoughts that accompany the images. even if there are plentiful assets in museums, archival collections, and corporate records concerning statistical logbook details, A Sailor's Logbook info the intricacies of lifestyle on an excellent Lakes freighter. Thompson navigates the reader during the waters of the nice Lakes and his personal lifestyles during this very specific narrative.

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