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Sailing Into History: Great Lakes Bulk Carriers of the Twentieth Century and the Crews Who Sailed Them

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Sailing Into History: Great Lakes Bulk Carriers of the Twentieth Century and the Crews Who Sailed Them - Boles, Frank
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The Great Lakes create a vast transportation network that supports a massive shipping industry. In this volume seamanship, cargo, competition, cooperation, technology, engineering, business, unions, government decisions, and international agreements all come together to create a story of unrivaled interest about the Great Lakes ships and the crews that sailed them in the twentieth century. The shipping industry was an expensive challenge, as it required huge investments of capital, caused bitter labor disputes, and needed ...

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Sailing Into History: Great Lakes Bulk Carriers of the Twentieth Century and the Crews Who Sailed Them 2017, Michigan State University Press

ISBN-13: 9781611862232

Hardcover