"The First 50 Years: A history of Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd." (used book)
The First 50 Years: A history of Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.
by Wally Macht
About the Book
Used Book. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket included. Good Condition.
-- From the dust jacket
In 1932, three men ricked everything to purchase an old, rusty freighter and bring a load of grain to Toronto Harbour. The company they formed back then has now become one of the largest Canadian shipping firms and is firmly embarked on a course of international expansion.
Author Wally Macht, of Canada AM, recounts the story of those 50 years; the dreams, the disappointments, the war years, corporate takeovers, and the dramatic confrontation with the Seaman’s International Union.
With more than 100 photographs, 24 in full-colour, of everything from the unusual “whaleback” freighters of the turn of the century to the most modern self-unloaders in the world, Upper Lakes Shipping and all those interested in business in Canada.