The Resource Great White Fleet: : a celebration of Canada steamship lines, John Henry, (ebook)

Great White Fleet: : a celebration of Canada steamship lines, John Henry, (ebook)

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Great White Fleet: : a celebration of Canada steamship lines
Title
Great White Fleet:
Title remainder
a celebration of Canada steamship lines
Statement of responsibility
John Henry
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Language
eng
Summary
A richly illustrated story from the glory days of passenger travel on the Great Lakes. For decades Canada Steamship Lines proclaimed itself as the world's largest transportation company operating on inland waters. Its passenger and freight vessels could be found on the Great Lakes as far west as Duluth, Minnesota, and as far east as the Lower St. Lawrence River. The passenger steamers were known collectively as the Great White Fleet. These ships - from day-excursion vessels to well-appointed cruise ships - had rich histories. The sheer scope of these passenger services were a wonder to behold. No fewer than 51 steamers comprised the passenger fleet at the company's inception in 1913, and its network of routes was awesome. This is the story of the beloved steamers of the Great White Fleet from 1913-65, when the passenger vessels stopped running. Nearly half a century after the last passenger boats sailed, this book will provide a window into a wonderful lost way of life
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Midwest
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1939 Dec. 11-
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Henry, John
Dewey number
387.2/4309710904
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Passenger ships
  • Steamboat lines
Target audience
adult
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Great White Fleet: : a celebration of Canada steamship lines, John Henry, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459710481
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11808687
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remote
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11808687
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MWT11808687
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Great White Fleet: : a celebration of Canada steamship lines, John Henry, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459710481
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11808687
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808687
System control number
MWT11808687
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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