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Image for River Queen  The Amazing Story of Tugboat Titan Lucille Johnstone

River Queen The Amazing Story of Tugboat Titan Lucille Johnstone

By: Levy, Paul

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17070

ISBN: 1550173693

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and dust jacket ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 272 pages; "Rivtow was just a three-boat log-towing operation when Lucille Johnstone came aboard as an unskilled girl Friday in the late 1940s. By the 1980s, Rivtow had taken over its biggest rival to become one of the giants of the marine transportation industry with connections worldwide, and Lucille was the driving force behind its success. As the company grew she worked her way from receptionist to secretary to dispatcher to administrator to... View more info

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Skookum Tugs; British Columbia's Working Tugboats

By: Robson, Peter A. (text) & Betty Keller(text) & Robb Douglas (photographs)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19195

ISBN: 1550172751

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Some creasing across top edge of dust jacket ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; Colour photographs; 0.61 x 12.32 x 10.26 Inch; 144 pages; Ride along with these brawny boats as they catch the swells and waves of the wild West Coast, navigate deadly tidal rapids and squeeze through a winding maze of boats and bridges as they ply the mighty Fraser River. Join the Captain Bob, the biggest tug on the coast, as she tows the world's largest log barge across the open waters of the Pacific. Watch Fraser River tugs guide 600-metre log booms between bridge supports with scarcely a whisker of clearance. ... View more info

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The Pacific Princesses An Illustrated History of Canadian Pacific Railway's Princess Fleet on the Northwest Coast

By: Turner, Robert D

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sono Nis Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition; Twentieth Printing

Seller ID: 18166

ISBN: 0919462049

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with short tears, light soiling. Price-clipped, with gift inscription opposite half-title page, tape residue on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 252 pages; "The Pacific Princesses were the finest and most elegant coastal steamships on the Northwest Coast of North America. For over one hundred years, the Princesses and their predecessors provided the communication links, the routes to market and often the only means of travel along the rugged, glaciercarved Pacific coast. These famous steamships, still re... View more info