SHIPWRECK AT ST. PIERRE: TRAGEDY AND HEROISM IN SAIL AND STEAM.

By: Andrieux, J.P. Inscribed by author.

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144 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), soft cover. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE: "TO _____ _______ WITH ALL MY BEST WISHES, J. ANDRIEUX, JULY 31st 1983". Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps. Stories of shipwrecks and disasters off the islands of St. Pierre & Michelon. Contents: The islands; Murder and gold; The great storm; A crew scuttles their ship; Fear of the natives; Death on the mast; The war years; A race that didn't take place; Prohibition; Generals aground; A New Year's party is assured; An heroic rescue; A master saves his vessel; Rumrunner aground; Arrival of the Free French naval forces; The sea takes two; Wreck of a movie queen; A trawler that wasn't wanted; Wrong position; The fear of oil. Interior - clean and tigh t with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, very light browning on spine and hinge areas, light fading to spine lettering, one tiny corner crease - migrates into a few pages. Very Good

Title: SHIPWRECK AT ST. PIERRE: TRAGEDY AND HEROISM IN SAIL AND STEAM.

Author Name: Andrieux, J.P. Inscribed by author.

Categories: Sailing & The Sea,

Publisher: W.F. Rannie, Lincoln, Ontario, 1982.:

Seller ID: 19855

Keywords: Shipwrecks, St. Pierre & Michelon, Islands, Steamships, Murder, Gold, Prohibition, World War I, II, Rescues, Rumrunning, Rumrunners, Free French, Naval forces, Trawlers.,