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Blue Water--A Tale of the Deep Sea Fishermen

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Title:Blue Water--A Tale of the Deep Sea Fishermen
Author:
Wallace, Frederick William   
(1 of 6 for author by title)
The Sail-Dragger
Published:   1920
Publisher:The Musson Book Company, Ltd.
Tags:adventure, fiction, film/TV adaptation, fishing
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A swashbuckling tale of Nova Scotia fishermen ...

"Blue Water was written during the winter of 1913 immediately after the writer had returned from a stormy fishing trip in the schooner Effie M. Morrissey out of Portland, Maine. While the tale is fiction, much of the material is actually drawn from life."--from the Introduction. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Wallace, Frederick William

Frederick William Wallace was born on December 11, 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland and died on July 15, 1958 in Montreal, Canada. He was a journalist, photographer, historian and novelist of the Canadian fishing industry. He published his first novel Blue Water in 1907 and commanded a Q-ship, an armed merchantman used to hunt U-boats, in World War I. After the war, he became the editor of the monthly journal Canadian Fisherman for forty years. A historian of the Canadian sailing era he published three authoritative books on the subject: Wooden Ships and Iron Men in 1924, In the Wake of the Windships in 1927, and Record of Canadian Shipping in 1929.

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