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Wooden ships and iron men

Frederick William Wallace

Wooden ships and iron men

the story of the square-rigged merchant marine of British North America, the ships, their builders and owners and the men who sailed them. Illustrated by photographs and drawings.

by Frederick William Wallace

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ships.,
  • Shipbuilding -- Canada,
  • Merchant marine -- Canada

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 337 p.
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20183052M


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