Lakers: The Evolution of the Great Lakes Freighter

Lakers takes you on a 300-year journey following the evolution of freight-carrying vessels on the Great Lakes of North America, from the wooden tall ships of the 17th and 18th centuries to the steel giants of the 21st century. Learn how geography, weather and technology caused lakers to evolve like no other ships in the world, and how these changes affected the lives of the men and women who worked on them. Discover how they contributed to the rise of nations, and help fuel the global economy of today. Hardcover. 128 pages. Heavily illustrated with more than 90 ship illustrations and numerous photos.


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Lakers: The Evolution of the Great Lakes Freighter


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