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Author Livingston, Patrick.

Title Eight steamboats : sailing through the sixties / Patrick Livingston.

Published Detroit : Wayne State University Press, 2004.

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 UniM Store QA  12481    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 306 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Great Lakes books
Contents Foreword / Neal Shine -- Introduction : take me to the river -- 1. Steamboat I : last of the queens : the SS South American -- 2. Steamboat II : the Detroit, Belle Isle and Windsor Ferry Company : the SS Columbia -- 3. 1968 : welcome to my nightmare -- 4. Steamboat III : lost at sea on the tanker SS Mercury -- 5. Steamboat IV : days of rage on the SS John Hulst -- 6. 1969 : the war comes home -- 7. Steamboat V : "the Ford got hot ..." : the MV Henry Ford II -- 8. Steamboat VI : deckhand at last on the SS Paul H. Carnahan -- 9. 1970 : fitting out and related tragedies -- 10. Steamboat VII : the summertime blues on the SS Bethlehem -- 11. 1971 : the last trip up the lakes -- 12. Steamboat VIII : laying up the SS Champlain -- 13. 1972 : last call -- Afterword : shadows of our forgotten ancestors.
Subject Livingston, Patrick.
Sailors -- Great Lakes -- Biography.
Lake steamers -- Great Lakes -- History -- 20th century.
Shipping -- Great Lakes -- History -- 20th century.
Great Lakes (North America) -- Navigation -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0814331750 (pbk. : alk. paper)