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Kenrick A.Claflin & Son

23489. Humiston, Fred. BLUE WATER MEN – AND WOMEN. Portland. 1966

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23489. Humiston, Fred. BLUE WATER MEN – AND WOMEN. Portland. 1966

23489. Humiston, Fred. BLUE WATER MEN – AND WOMEN. Portland . 1966. 1st. 172 p. For more than three centuries the sailing vessel has dominated the Maine scene, directly influencing economic, social and cultural structures as well as furnishing an effective method of defense and attack. These men were a breed apart. Their exploits and prowess will be remembered for years to come. Blue Water Men – And Women tells their story, from pirates and the West India trade, to California gold rush, to the era of the “Sail Carriers” and more. Excellent source and reading. (VG+). $24.