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Personality ships of British Columbia. Thirty-seven illustrated sea tales of Canada's western ships.

Author: Ruth Greene; Gerald A Rushton
Publisher: West Vancouver, Marine Tapestry Publications [©1969]
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Greene; Gerald A Rushton
OCLC Number: 317304300
Notes: With Gerald Rushton's compact history of the Union Steamship Company of British Columbia.
Description: 341 p. illus.
Contents: British Columbia's marine tapestry --
Death ship Tonquin's last voyage 1810-1811 --
Hudson's Bay Company steam-packet Beaver, wonder of her age, 1835-1892 --
H.M.S. Beaver, survey vessel, 1863-1870 / Lawrence Farrington --
S.S. Otter (I) first propeller vessel on the coast, 1852-1890 --
Sidewheeler Yosemite's explosion killed 55, 1862-1890 --
Barque Robert Kerr, refuge ship during 1886 fire, 1866-1911 --
Little Maude, the empire loyalist, 1872-1915 --
Pacific-Orpheus disaster shocked British Columbia, 1850-1875 --
S.S. Leonora, pioneer craft of Burrard Inlet, 1876-1919 --
Clipper ship Melanope, an apple woman's curse, 1876-1946 --
S.S. Senator and other friendly craft, 1880-1925 --
Mysterious disappearance of S.S. Chasina, 1881-1931 --
The Maid of Orleans, once an infamous blackbirder, 1882-1968 --
S.S. Cutch, from Maharaja's yacht to Columbian gunboat, 1884-1908 --
S.S. Charmer, a romantic little outlaw --
The search for Islander's legendary gold, 1888-Sunk 1901 --
Princess May's lucky jade god, 1888-1930 --
Patrol ship Quadra was pride of the coast, 1891-1924 --
Roger's family ship, S.S. City of Nanimo, 1891-1926 --
Adventures of Little Tees, 1893-1937 --
H.M.C.S. Stadacona-Moonlight Maid, 1898-1948 --
Second steamer Otter and the Gibson Brothers, 1900-1937 --
The Speed Queen, Princess Victoria, 1902-1953 --
S.S. Princess Charlotte, C.P.R.'s honeymoon ship, 1908-1968 --
Sophia, Princess of death, 1912-1918 --
The gppd ship Princess Maquinna --
old faithful, 1912-1962 --
Schooner Malahat, queen of the rum fleet, 1917-1943 --
Schooner City of Alberni ex Vigilant, 1920-1946 --
Captain Charles Hudson and the rum bonanza, 1922-1934 --
The galloping dishpan! --
M.V. Motor Princess, 1923-in serivce 1968 --
The Beryl G. murders, 1924 --
Lady Alex, the moonlight dance ship, 1924-1959 --
CPR's reliable swift Princess Elaine, 1927-1962 --
Norah, Princess, Queen, Prince and beachcomber, 1928-1964 --
St. Roch of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 1928-1958 now historic site in Vancouver --
A golden hawser --
St. Roch's link woth Canadian arctic and world history / D.A. McGregor --
Union Steamship Company of British Columbia, a compact history, 1889-1959 / Gerald Rushton.
Other Titles: Union Steamship Company of British Columbia.

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