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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 war at the POW camp Marlag und Milag. The tribal class Athabaskan was topedoed and sunk April 29th 1944. View more info

Image for Unlucky Lady The Life and Death of HMCS Athabaskan

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 war at the POW camp Marlag und Milag. The tribal class Athabaskan was torpedoed and sunk April 29th 1944. "The story of ... 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-screw corvettes" were designed by William Reed of Smith's Dock company. They were to prove their worth as ocean escorts ... 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: $20.00

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 duty manned by more than 6,000 sailors. In recounting the efforts of the many who served in those ships, the author depicts a n... View more info