Great White Fleet: Celebrating Canada Steamship Lines by John Henry,Paul Martin PDF

By John Henry,Paul Martin

ISBN-10: 1459710460

ISBN-13: 9781459710467

A richly illustrated tale from the respect days of passenger go back and forth at the nice Lakes.

For many years Canada Steamship strains proclaimed itself because the world’s greatest transportation corporation working on inland waters. Its passenger and freight vessels might be came across at the nice Lakes as a ways west as Duluth, Minnesota, and as some distance east because the decrease St. Lawrence River.

The passenger steamers have been recognized jointly because the nice White Fleet. those ships – from day-excursion vessels to well-appointed cruise ships – had wealthy histories. The sheer scope of those passenger providers have been a ask yourself to behold. No fewer than fifty one steamers comprised the passenger fleet on the company’s inception in 1913, and its community of routes was once impressive.

This is the tale of the loved steamers of the nice White Fleet from 1913–65, while the passenger vessels stopped operating. approximately part a century after the final passenger boats sailed, this booklet will supply a window right into a very good misplaced manner of life.

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