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1 Higgins, Andrew & JesseI Spalding III World War II Adventures of Canada's Bluenose
Newport Beach, CA West Indies Trading Co 1998 0966307305 / 9780966307306 First Edition (?) Soft Cover New 
B&W Illustrations; 0.6 x 10.6 x 8.2 Inches; 192 pages; NEW book, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. pages are clean and tight; tan spine with white lettering. illustrated with b/w photos and drawings. A famous racing ship, launched at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia {Canada} on March 26, 1921, before World War II "...it was inevitable that she would serve in it. her mission was to carry deadly cargoes of munitions and dynamite through the submarine infested waters of the Caribbean. This was made possible through her superior speed and maneuverability....tells of life in Cuba, the home base of the Bluenose during the war. Cuba had a 'Casablanca' atmosphere, with spies, celebrities and the wealthy all sharing in war struggles. Spalding tells intruiguing stories about such figures as Ernest Hemingway and the Duke of Windsor...Higgins includes his own research as well as photos, documents, and family letters that existed during the war". The Bluenose is currently on the Nova Scotia license plate and has been featured on Canadian stamps and a coin. oversized, 2.5#. 
Price: 29.25 USD
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