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Men Against the Sea: Ships Lost in the Newfoundland Foreign Trade by Captain Joe Prim & Michael McCarthy Men Against the Sea: Ships Lost in the Newfoundland Foreign Trade
by Captain Joe Prim & Michael McCarthy


Price: CDN$16.95
ISBN 1-894463-56-0
paper 210 pages

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Able seamen were a vital link in the yearly cycle of cod production and shipment abroad. They operated on behalf of the merchants in Newfoundland. They were, indeed, intrepid and without them, trade with foreign countries might never have survived.

Men Against the Sea: Ships Lost in the Newfoundland Foreign Trade by Captain Joe Prim & Michael McCarthy is an account of historical events describes tragedies that took place at sea during the latter part of the nineteenth century and the early days of the twentieth.

About the Authors
Captain Joe Prim was born in St. Johnís, Newfoundland. He went to sea in 1943 at age 16 and served for nine years in the foreign trade. He served for twenty-four years as master of various CN vessels, including the William Carson and the Ambrose Shea. In 1985 he was appointed Assistant Marine Superintendent and served in that capacity until his retirement in 1990. He has published several charts of shipwrecks and ships sunk by enemy action along the Newfoundland and Labrador coast, and he has written articles on navigational changes to shipping along the coast. He is co-author of two books, Those in Peril and The Angry Sea. Captain Joe Prim is married to the former Geraldine OíBrien of Cape Broyle. They have seven children and presently reside in St. Johnís.

Michael J. McCarthy was born in St. Jacques, Fortune Bay, moving to Terrenceville at the age of five, where he attended school until grade XI. He attended Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Ottawa, graduating with an M.A. degree in Literature. He taught in a number of communities until his retirement in 1986. Mike is the author of three novels: The Journey Home, The Treasure of Kellyís Island and Escape, together with a history of The Irish in Newfoundland. He has co-authored Shipwrecks of Newfoundland and Labrador, The Angry Seas, A Christmas Box, Fables, Fairies and Folklore, Buried Treasures of Newfoundland and Labrador, Olde St. Johnís, A Sea of Mothers' Tears, and a history of communications called Voice of Generations. Mr. McCarthy has also written for several magazines, as well as radio and television. He is married to the former Ann Hamlyn and has two children: Michael and Karen. He resides in Mount Pearl.


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