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TitleWhen ships were ships and not tin pots : the seafaring adventures of Captain Morris Barnes
AuthorBarnes, William Morris, b. 1850
Wortman, Hilda Renbold (editor)
PublisherAlbert & C. Boni
Place of PublicationNew York, NY
DescriptionAn autobiographical account of the life of Captain Morris Barnes. Captain Barnes was born into a middle-class merchant family in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1850. The family owned a fleet of ships, allowing Barnes to go to sea for the first time at 11 years of age. Anecdotal in nature, this book by Barnes tells the tale of many of his adventures both at sea and on land.
SubjectBarnes, William Morris, 1850-
Seafaring life
Physical Descriptionxiv, 466 p. : ill., music, port.
NoteThis copy Joseph R. Smallwood Collection 2003 and has special binding with JRS embossed on spine. -- "Illustrations by Francis Shields".
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador
Local Call NumberG 530 B36 RARE c.3
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg: Application/pdf
Record NumberCNS-B0305
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Books.
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
SourcePaper text held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies
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CONTENTdm file name85609.cpd