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Wexford Elusive Shipwreck of the Great Storm 1913

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ISBN-10: 1554887364

ISBN-13: 9781554887361

Edition: 2010

Authors: Paul Carroll

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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 6/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Don Bamford was an avid sailor for many years and is the author of Freshwater Heritage. He lives in London, Ontario.Paul Carroll has published numerous articles on the local history of Huron County and maintains www.shipwreckwexford.ca, which documents the history and loss of the packet Wexfordin the Great Storm of 1813. He lives in Goderich, Ontario.

Colour Plates
Maps and Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Prologue
Introduction
"Wexford Found Off Grand Bend" by Tim Cumming
Historical Perspectives: Great Britain to the Great Lakes
The Skipper's Log
The Final Voyage
The Crew List, November 1913
A Memorial: November 16, 1913
Weather Forecasting in 1913: Descriptions of the Storm
The Carnage of the Storm
The Aftermath: Consequences Abound
The Goderich Inquest
Searching for the Wexford
The Wreck Today
The Plunder of the Wexford
Epilogue: Remembering the Wexford, November 11, 2000
"Discovery of the Wexford"
A Letter to the Minister of Culture, Province of Ontario
Legislation Affecting Marine Archaeological Sites
Shipwrecks Along the Huron Shoreline
The Plimsoll Marks and Well-Deck Ships
Poetical Tributes to Mariners
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Artists
About the Author