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Rare 1865 Great Lakes Coast Pilot Restoration - Episode 1


published on 12 November 2020 8

Found on YouTube. Created by "Great Lakes Shipwreck Research".
Join Great Lakes maritime historian and antiquarian Brendon Baillod as he discusses the restoration and conservation of a rare and very early 1865 Thompson's Great Lakes Coast Pilot. Early coast pilot books were kept on every schooner and steamer and Lakes and contain important details about the history of harbors, navigation, obstructions and shipwrecks on the Lakes. This 1865 Thompson's is among the rarest and also badly in need of stabilization. Enjoy this two part series where this rare book gets new life.
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