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CROSSING THE STRAITS!  The Journal of Fr. Edward Osborne S.S.J.E. 1883

A Voyage on the Northern Light 1881

Captain Robert Turnbull’s Memoir

Ernest Kemp and the many Ostreas 4

“Altogether unproductive of profit” a history of the first Prince Edward Island Steam Navigation Company The Northern Mariner Vol 30 No. 1 (Spring 2020) 23-44

 A History of the Steam Mill Company

The Henhouse of the Gulf

Steamers at Cape Traverse

“A Marine Nondescript; Canada’s First Icebreaker.”  The Northern Mariner Vol 29 No. 4 (Winter 2019) 313-334.

“Christopher Boultenhouse’s Westmorland and the Northumberland Strait Steamer Service” Argonauta Vol. 37 No. 3 (Summer 2020) 26-33