Ships and Memories
Merchant Seafarers in Canada's Age of SteamBook - 1993
Canada is a great maritime nation. Although ships and the sea havebeen part of its history for centuries, very little is known about themen and women who have worked in its coastal and lake fleets. Shipsand Memories is a fascinating account of life at sea during theage of steam. In it, seafarers tell ther own stories and remember thegood times as well as the bad, in peace and war and during thedepression.
Eric Sager draws on interviews with master mariners, engineers, ableseamen, cooks, stewards, and many others who worked aboard steamshipsfrom 1920 to 1950.