By Greg H. Williams
By Greg H. Williams
By Norman Friedman
By Nick Robins
By Harry Barrett,Clarence F. Coons
The Alligator used to be an amphibious computing device designed and patented in Canada within the overdue Eighties. This warping tug used to be in a position to towing a log increase throughout a lake after which portaging itself to the subsequent physique of water. Steam-powered and rugged, it was once one of many pioneers within the mechanization of the wooded area and for greater than thirty years was once ubiquitous in northern Ontario until eventually eclipsed via its invaluable successor the Russel tug.
"This long-overdue publication at the Alligator Warping Tug, designed and equipped by way of West & Peachey of Simcoe, Ontario, is a welcome boost to the libraries of these intrigued through Canada’s tale and especially lumbering history." — R. John Corby, curator emeritus, Canada technological know-how and expertise Museum
"By permitting entry to the higher reaches of the Ottawa River and its many tributaries, the Alligator tug prolonged the social and monetary balance supplied through the trees and supported the populating of this sizeable quarter. Alligators of the North is a superb touchstone for all who percentage this heritage." — Mary Campbell, mayor of McNab-Braeside Township, Renfrew County
By Bernard Edwards
On March sixteen, 1807, the British Parliament handed The Abolition of the Slave alternate Act. within the following 12 months the Royal Navy’s African Squadron was once shaped, its project to forestall and seek ships at sea suspected of sporting slaves from Africa to the Americas and the center East.
By Kevin Dougherty
By Michael Stork
By W. Muckle,D A Taylor
By Brian Rouleau
Many american citizens within the Early Republic period observed the seas as one other box for nationwide aggrandizement. With a service provider marine that competed opposed to Britain for advertisement supremacy and a whaling fleet that turned around the globe, the us sought a maritime empire to enrich its territorial targets in North the USA. In With Sails Whitening each Sea, Brian Rouleau argues that as a result of their ubiquity in overseas ports, American sailors have been the central brokers of out of the country overseas kinfolk within the early republic. Their daily encounters and extra problematical interactions—barroom brawling, sexual escapades in port-city bordellos, and the functionality of blackface minstrel shows—shaped how the U.S. used to be perceived overseas.
Rouleau information either the mariners' "working-class international relations" and the anxieties such interactions encouraged between federal gurus and missionary groups, who observed the habit of yankee sailors as mere debauchery. Indiscriminate violence and licentious behavior, they feared, threatened either mercantile revenue margins and the nation’s recognition in another country. As Rouleau chronicles, the world’s oceans and seaport areas quickly turned a battleground over the phrases in which americans might introduce themselves to the realm. yet by means of the top of the Civil conflict, seamen have been not the nation’s central ambassadors. Hordes of rich travelers had changed seafarers, and people privileged tourists moved via a global characterised by means of consolidated country and company authority. increasing nineteenth-century America’s grasp narrative past the water’s side, With Sails Whitening each Sea unearths the maritime networks that certain the Early Republic to the broader world.
By Annie Amantea Blum,Foreword by John N. Hoover