Bluenose skipper

the story of the Bluesnose and her skipper by Gerald Joseph Gillespie

Publisher: Brunswick Press in Fredericton, N.B

Written in English
Published: Pages: 129 Downloads: 422
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  • Bluenose (Schooner),
  • Walters, Angus

Edition Notes


Statementby G. J. Gillespie.
LC ClassificationsVM395.B5 G5 1964
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 129 p. :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19632824M
LC Control Number66080087

Directed by Laine Drewery. With R.H. : R.H. Thomson. Construction. Bluenose II was launched at Lunenburg on 24 July , built to original plans and by some of the same workers at Smith and Rhuland. The original captain of Bluenose, Angus J. Walters, was consulted on the replica's design. The replica was commissioned by Sidney Culverwell Oland for roughly $, ( million in Canadian dollars) as a marketing tool for their Schooner Length: 46 m ( ft 11 in) o/a, 34 m ( ft 7 in) lwl.   Bluenose defended the trophy in October against the Henry Ford, which had been launched with the sole purpose of humbling her. Then came Columbia in The two were so close in the first race that they collided. Columbia was fast but Bluenose proved more "able. " When the judges awarded Columbia the second race on a questionable technicality, Walters packed up the trophy and . Bluenose. HERITAGE MINUTES. #PARTOFOURHERITAGE. RELEASED Share. A Nova Scotian schooner — the undefeated champion of the International Fisherman's Trophy — is pitted against an American ship in the last and most dramatic sailing race of her career ().

Piping TAB - On submarines, a book that has all the systems drawn out. Used as a study guide. TAB stands for Training Aid Booklet, and actually there are two, one for piping systems and one for electrical systems. The systems bibles. Aka 'The Mickey Mouse Book'. Piss – (RAN, RNZN) Beer. Piss Ant – Yard worker. See also Sandcrab. Hugh Ensor, the skipper of the Ohorere, holds up a bluenose warehou taken in the Bay of Plenty. Mayor Island in the background. Photo courtesy of DJ Moresby. See Mayor Island Hapuka. The most noticeable features of Blue Nose Warehou is that it has a blunt snout, forked tail, and is a darkish blue/black colour. The Bluenose was financed by Captain Angus Walters and four Halifax businessmen at a cost of $35, The launch was well in time for the Bluenose to complete a successful fishing season on the Atlantic Banks. She soon proved to be an excellent sailing vessel as the Bluenose handily won the Canadian trials over seven other competing schooners.

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Illustrator: Illustrated Categories: Nova Scotia, Sailing, Lunenburg. GILLESPIE, G.J. Bluenose Skipper: The Story of the Bluenose and her Skipper. Fredericton, New Brunswick: Brunswick Press, (). Third Edition. Pp (4),v-vii,(1),(3) + portrait frontispiece + 1 b&w photo plate, 8vo, blue cloth, darker blue lettering to spine.

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Bluenose Story of The Bluenose and Her Skipper Author: G J Gillespie. Here's a true-to-life adventure story. Arty is a year-old boy who gets the chance of a lifetime -- he's hired to go on the maiden voyage of the famous schooner Bluenose in Young readers will delight in joining along with Arty as he learns his way around the ship amidst the dangers, excitement and intrigue of working on a fishing schooner/5.

The Tragedy of the Bluenose. Continued from page on the lobby floor of Halifax’ new post office. She sails, blowzy and fat, acr hooked rugs and almost as many pillow cushions.

There are models of her gathering dust from Cape Breton to Vancouver. During her 25 years she lived as an adored summation of Canadian virility and ability.

"A landlubber now, Captain Angus reviews the past with more than a hint of nostalgia in his voice. The day of the fishing schooner is about gone--only a handful of them are left in Nova Scotia waters--and old sailing captains have no place any longer except that their yarns make just about the.

The Bluenose was Canada's pride and joy, a schooner that became an international racing legend, and the man behind the Bluenose was Angus Walters. Angus was a man whose fame - eighteen years as Master of the Bluenose - would overwhelm him and completely overshadow his personal life.

Once he's back in Bluenose's home port of Lunenburg, Arty has a real adventure to share with his family and friends. In this story, based on the real experiences of young boys who worked on board Bluenose in the s, Jacqueline Halsey has created a book that celebrates the story of the ship and her famous captain Angus Walters.

An article in Popular Mechanic article about the race from Plans As stated above, I will use the plans by Eisnor. Navy Board Models has a plank-on-buklhead practium by Eisnor, and in this document he states (about the plans): My scale drawings of the schooner “Bluenose” are the result of several years of research, since there are no drawings of the ship “as built”.

Race To Fame The Inside Story of the Bluenose. By: Darrach, Captain C.K. Price: $ Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press: June   In one case he found a heavy swivel from the schooner being used to tether cows on a farm near the former home of Bluenose's first skipper, Captain Angus Walters.

The swivel is. Bluenose I & II Model Ship. The Bluenose was a fishing and racing gaff rig schooner. About the Bluenose wooden scale Model Ship. This model ship of the Bluenose was custom built from the following information: Her first skipper was Angus Walters, one of.

For over eighty years, the legend of the Bluenose still lives in story and song. She was a Champion of Champions and except for her masts, she was Canadian through and through - designed by a Canadian, built by Canadians.

She sailed to victory and to her honoured place in marine history with a Canadian skipper and crew. This book documents the beautiful Tall Ship Bluenose, now a sailing ambassador for the province of Nova Scotia, and tells the dramatic story of the battles and triumphs of original Bluenose.

The original Bluenose, built in Lunenburg and launched inwas designed to combine a career as a racing ship with the working role fishing the Grand.

The Story of the Bluenose and Her Skipper Brunswick Press, Fredericton, NB, Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair with some staining and tears. Good to VG. 2nd Edition. The story of one of Canada's most famous ships, the schooner Bluenose and. Bluenose II, Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, is a faithful replica of her famous mother, the original Bluenose schooner that was launched in and raced undefeated in international competition for 17 years.

Like her mother before her, Bluenose II sails out of her home port and birth place, Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Nova Scotia's South Shore. Experience Bluenose II. Harbour Cruises; Deckhand for a Day; Location; Outreach; Join the Bluenose II.

Chief Mate and Second Mate; Deckhand – Bluenose II; Shore Crew/Retail; Schedule; Support; Store. Read the Bluenose II mission statement. Home Port - Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Lunenburg is a world-class fishing and shipbuilding port founded in It is home to Bluenose II and birthplace of the original Bluenose.

Old town Lunenburg is a UNESCO world heritage site and a popular tourist destination with its narrow streets, historic homes and. Walters, Angus; M Butler. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article.

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We have a wonderful selection of books for young and old (and everyone in between), with stories ranging from true accounts to the mysterious and strange. While we do like to feature everything Bluenose, we've got plenty of swashbuckling pirate tales, stories of rum running, Sable Island, local folklore, ghosts and mor.

Bluenose Skipper: The Story of the Bluenose and her Skipper By G.J. (Gerald Joseph) Gillespie. () Brunswick Press. 2nd edition () Brunswick Press.

3rd edition () Brunswick Press, Fredericton, New Brunswick. pages. If you are at all touched by the story of Bluenose, then you will find this to be a beautiful book.

The Bluenose was the fastest deep-water fishing schooner ever to sail the Grand Banks. For nearly 2 decades she dominated the International Fishermen s Trophy races.

Even well past her prime, and against a younger schooner - the best the American shipyards could produce - Bluenose set a world record for speed.

It was her final race and her finest.5/5(1). The Bluenose is a Canadian sailboat, that was designed by William James Roué as a one design racer and first built in Roué was also the designer of the Bluenose racing schooner, built in The term Bluenose is a nickname for people from Nova er: William James Roué.

The Elsie's skipper had beaten a Canadian boat decisively the previous year to win the first International Fishermen's Cup race.

The new challenger was the Bluenose, set to begin a series of heated and often acrimonious races over the following two decades that left her bruised but unbowed, turning her into an icon whose image still shines on.

Bluenose retained her supremacy over Thebaud and kept the Dennis Cup in Canada forever. Bluenosewas sold in to carry freight in the West Indies. She sank four years later off Haiti. InCaptain Walters and the Bluenose were inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame.

2File Size: 2MB. Exhaustively researched in archives in both the U. S. and Canada, A Race for Real Sailors is a vibrant history of the Fishermen's Cup series, which dominated sporting headlines between the two world wars.

Here are the incidents and drama of each race and the almost living personalities of the schooners that contested them: the Delawana and the Esperanto, the Columbia and the Gertrude L. is a treasure of Canadian stories waiting to be discovered — a mix of engaging features, columns, reviews and commentary plus historic photos, maps and illustrations.

You’ll hear a lively variety of voices, with contributors that include historians, authors and journalists — as well as museum curators and history enthusiasts — from right across the country.Yes indeed, if I were to only consider author/illustrator Susan Tookes twenty-six successfully lyrical, poetically rhythmic and engaging pieces of Nova Scotia facts and information and her brightly colourful and always packed with emotion and everyday life accompanying artwork (all in the format of a traditional ABC book, with one piece of Nova Scotia trivia for each letter of the alphabet /5.