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The Thunder and the Sunshine Memoirs of a Sailor

By: Brock, Jeffry V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15009

ISBN: 0771016255

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows some edge wear and short tears, dj spine lightly faded ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; With Many Voices Vol II; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; In the second book of Brock's memoir, he deals with his peacetime career, culminating as Rear Admiral and Vice Chief of Naval Staff. Because of his opposition to the planned unification of Canada's armed forces, he was forced into retirement. View more info

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Unlucky Lady The Life and Death of HMCS Athabaskan

By: Burrow, Len & Emile Beaudoin

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16172

ISBN: 0771018126

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Only light wear to dust jacket and book. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, Maps; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 198 pages; This book is a memorial to to a ship and the men who served on her. Author Len Burrow's brother 'was reported missing, presumed dead while serving aboard the Athabaskan on her final patrol' and author Emile Beaudoin 'was with the ship on her final patrol, surviving to spend the remainder of the ... View more info

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Unlucky Lady The Life and Death of HMCS Athabaskan

By: Burrow, Len & Emile Beaudoin

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17957

ISBN: 0771018126

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Only light wear to dust jacket and book. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, Maps; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 198 pages; This book is a memorial to to a ship and the men who served on her. Author Len Burrow's brother 'was reported missing, presumed dead while serving aboard the Athabaskan on her final patrol' and author Emile Beaudoin 'was with the ship on her final patrol, surviving to spend the remainder of the ... View more info

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

By: Macpherson, Ken

Price: $24.50

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17962

ISBN: 0920277225

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, 1" tear on DJ front upper edge near spine. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Foldout cutaway technical drawing of a frigate included along with a photo of each ship. ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 109 pages; "It is extraordinary that one seldom hears of the finest anti-submarine vessels built in Canada during the entire Second World War: frigates. Frigates, initially dubbed "twin... View more info

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Thunder in the Morning Calm The Royal Canadian Navy in Korea, 1950-1955

By: Meyers, Edward C.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 1992

Seller ID: 17184

ISBN: 0920277713

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ is price-clipped, some creasing of front flap. Gift inscription on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9.20 X 6.20 X 0.60 inches; 248 pages; The outstanding contribution of the Canadians who served with the UN Peacekeeping force during the Korean War is one which, regrettably, has received little attention. "Between July 1950 and August 1955, a total of eight Canadian destroyers performed 21 single tours of du... View more info

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HMCS Tecumseh 75 With Pride A Tribute to Calgary's Naval Community

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Friesens: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17045

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Previous owner's name has been inked out on front pastedown. Bottom fore corner bumped ; A bright, solid book, white boards.; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages; The landlocked prairie city of Calgary has a surprising naval history. Mar 31, 1923 saw the formation of a half company of the Royal Canadian Volunteer Reserve. Much of the early training took place on the west coast. WWII saw an marked increase in manpower and many saw distinguished service i... View more info

A Midshipman's War; a young man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943

By: Wade, Frank E.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Cordillera Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11735

ISBN: 189559006X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; Only slight wear; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright solid, book ; B&W Photographs; 256 pages; Inscribed by author on title page. View more info

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A School of Seamen, A Pride of Ships, a brief illustrated, marine history before, during and after St. Margaret's Sea Training School Hubbards, Nova Scotia 1942 - 1946

By: Wilson, Hill

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Self Published: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18073

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 123 pages View more info