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S U M ME R RE A DS

- R e vi e w e d b y R, J o h n G ar si d e

I h a v e oft e n w o n d er e d a b o ut t h e s hi p s of t h e Fr a n kli n e x p e diti o n a n d w h er e t h e y c a m e fr o m
a n d w h at ot h er t hi n g s t h e y m a y h a v e s e e n or d o n e. T hi s b o o k a n s w er s t h at q u e sti o n i n s p a d e s
f or t h e H M S Er e b u s, o n e of Fr a n kli n' s s hi p s t h at s et off t o e x pl or e t h e C a n a di a n Ar cti c i n 1 8 4 5.
P ali n h a s b e e n c uri o u s t o o a n d t hi s b o o k c ert ai nl y ill u str at e s t h at h e di d a gr e at d e al of r e s e ar c h
o n t h e a ct u al s hi p a n d lif e a b o ar d h er, a s t h e b o o k i n vit e s t h e r e a d er i nt o t h e s hi p of e x pl or ati o n
a n d t h e m e n' s li v e s t h at s er v e d a b o ar d h er.
T h e H M S Er e b u s w a s n ot s p e ci all y b uilt f or t h e Fr a n kli n j o b b ut w a s c o n str u ct e d f or a n e ntir el y
diff er e nt r e a s o n, t o b e a b o m b v e s s el, a fi o ati n g pl atf or m c a p a bl e of h a n dli n g l ar g e m ort ar s f or
s h or e b o m b ar d m e nt. T h e s e st ur d y v e s s el s b uilt i n t h e 1 8 2 0' s w er e n ot o nl y w ell b uilt b ut s o o n
f o u n d t h e m s el v e s wit h n o w or k a s t h er e w a s a l o n g p eri o d of E ur o p e a n p e a c e. H o w e v er, b e c a u s e
of t h eir c o n str u cti o n t h e y w er e t h o u g ht t o b e i d e al v e s s el s f or c ol d w at er e x pl or ati o n.

A ut h or: Mi c h a el P ali n
P a g e s: 3 3 4
Fir st P u bli s h e d: 2 0 1 8
P u bli s h er: R a n d o m H o u s e C a n a d a
I S B N: 9 7 8 - 0 - 7 3 5 2 - 7 4 2 7- 3

P ali n t a k e s u s o n a w o n d erf ul j o ur n e y wit h t h e s hi p fr o m h er v er y b e gi n ni n g s i n W al e s w h er e
s h e w a s b uilt a n d t h e n t o t h e s o ut h er n h e mi s p h er e w h er e s h e e x pl or e d t h e w at er s of A nt ar cti c a
f or t hr e e y e ar s. R et ur ni n g i n 1 8 4 3 s h e s at q ui etl y f or a s h ort w hil e a n d t h e n r e - e nt er e d t h e
s er vi c e a n d s et o ut o n h er l a st v o y a g e of di s c o v er y, t h e s e ar c h f or t h e f a bl e d N ort h W e st P a s s a g e.
I f o u n d t h e b o o k f a s ci n ati n g i n s e v er al w a y s. T h er e i s t h e st or y of t h e v ari o u s m e n i n v ol v e d wit h
t h e s hi p b ut al s o t h er e i s t h e st or y of t h e s hi p h er s elf, o n e t h at h a s s el d o m b e e n t ol d u ntil n o w.
I r e a d t hi s b o o k i n j u st t w o e v e ni n g s e s si o n s, a n d t h e n r e -r e a d it t h e f oll o wi n g w e e k. It w a s a n
a m a zi n g p er s o n al st or y of a y o u n g w o m a n r e a c hi n g o ut i nt o t h e w orl d, e x pl ori n g n ot o nl y h er
o w n c o u ntr y b ut t h e w orl d a s w ell. A w orl d f ar r e m o v e d fr o m h er o w n c o mf ort z o n e a n d i n t h e
p a g e s c a m e a v er y cl e ar m e s s a g e, lif e i n t h e U ni o n of S o ut h Afri c a i s n ot t h e s a m e a s i n A m eri c a.
S o b e gi n s t h e a ut h or' s e x p eri e n c e of a d ult lif e a n d t h e c h all e n g e s t h at a v er y f or ei g n c o u ntr y
pr e s e nt s. Wit h e a c h p a g e I c o ul d f e el h er a n xi et y a n d a s s h e s h ar e s h er c o n c er n s a n d t h o u g ht s
y o u s e e h o w s h e gr o w s b ot h i n wi s d o m a n d k n o wl e d g e. E v e nt u all y r et ur ni n g t o A m eri c a s h e s et s
o ut i nt o t h e tr a diti o n al i n d u stri al c or p or at e w orl d a n d t h er e fi n d s n ot o nl y a g o o d j o b b ut a l o v e
of t h e w at er t o o, L a k e Mi c hi g a n.

A ut h or: M ar y M c K S c h mi dt
P a g e s: 2 4 8
Fir st P u bli s h e d: 2 0 1 8
P u bli s h er: 1 4 K ar at B o o k s
I S B N: 9 7 8 - 1 - 7 3 2 1 0 0 9 - 0 - 9

It i s t hi s l o v e of t h e w at er a n d t h e attr a cti o n of s aili n g o n it t h at r e all y o p e n s t h e a ut h or' s e y e s
a n d h e art a n d s h e s o o n fi n d s h er s elf q uit e t a k e n b y t h e b e a ut y of t h e l a k e a n d t h e s urr o u n di n g
e n vir o n m e nt. H o w e v er, all i s n ot w ell, a s wit h h er h ei g ht e n e d a w ar e n e s s M ar y s e e s t h at t h e
w at er i s n ot a s cl e a n a s it c o ul d b e a n d t h e s urr o u n di n g l a n d s n e e d t o b e pr ot e ct e d fr o m
i n d u stri al f all o ut a s w ell. S o i n f a s ci n ati n g d et ail y o u g et t o w al k wit h h er a s s h e s e e s t hi n g s
fr o m a diff er e nt vi e w, a n d b e gi n s t o r e a c h o ut t o t h o s e ar o u n d h er t o m a k e L a k e Mi c hi g a n, h er
l a k e, a b ett er pl a c e o n w hi c h t o n ot o nl y s ail, b ut t o li v e b y t o o.

I fir st r e a d a b o ut t h e Fr a n kli n e x p e diti o n w h e n I w a s j u st f o ur y e ar s ol d i n a b o o k t h at w a s
p u bli s h e d i n 1 9 2 2. V er y littl e w a s k n o w n at t h at ti m e ot h er t h a n t h e t w o s hi p s h a d tr a v el e d
off i nt o t h e v a st w hit e Ar cti c a n d w er e n e v er s e e n or h e ar d of a g ai n, or at l e a st t h at i s w h at w e
ar e all l e d t o b eli e v e. H o w e v er, t h at w a s n ot t h e c o m pl et e pi ct ur e. T h er e w er e i n f a ct a ct u al
e y e wit n e s s e s t o t h e e v e nt a n d t h at i s w h er e W o o d m a n b e gi n s hi s q u e st i nt o " u nr a v elli n g t h e
Fr a n kli n m y st er y ".
W o o d m a n u nf ol d s t h e Fr a n kli n st or y i n a f a s ci n ati n g a n d st e p b y st e p w a y t h at r eli e s o n t h e or al
tr a diti o n of t h e l o c al I n uit li vi n g i n t h e ar e a w h er e t h e t w o v e s s el s w er e l a st s e e n. T h e f a ct s ar e
n ot al w a y s a s e a s y t o p ut t o g et h er, b ut i n e a c h i nt er vi e w a n ot h er pi e c e of t h e p u z zl e s e e m s t o
e m er g e e v e n t o t h e p oi nt of s u g g e sti n g w h er e o n e of t h e v e s s el s li e s b e n e at h t h e w at er!

A ut h or: D a vi d C. W o o d m a n
P a g e s: 3 9 0
Fir st P u bli s h e d: 1 9 9 1
P u bli s h er: M c Gill - Q u e e n' s
U ni v er sit y Pr e s s
I S B N: 0 - 7 7 3 5 - 0 8 3 3 - 3

T e n y e ar s of r e s e ar c h w e nt i nt o t h e b o o k' s fi n di n g s a n d it m a k e s f or a m o st i nt er e sti n g r e a d,
k n o wi n g t h at o n e of t h e a ct u al Fr a n kli n v e s s el s h a s n o w b e e n l o c at e d. Wit h e a c h p a g e a n d
p ar a gr a p h y o u c a n s e e t h e m y st er y u nf ol d i n fr o nt of y o u i n a w a y t h at a m o vi e c o ul d n e v er d o
j u sti c e t o, a n d w h at i m pr e s s e d m e m o st w a s n ot t h at W o o d m a n m a n a g e d t o pi e c e all t h e p u z zl e
t o g et h er, b ut h e w a s s o o p e n t o li st e ni n g t o all of t h e I n uit or al hi st or y. S o m et hi n g t h at f e w
p e o pl e h a d d o n e b ef or e or h a d di s mi s s e d.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting June 2019

At the Helm: Precious Memories
Special Feature: Could You Lease Your New Yacht?
Travel Destination: Port Severn’s Historic Lock 45
The Galley Guys: Scheuermann Vineyard & Winery
DIY/Tech: Gasoline Containing Ethanol.
Travel Destination: A Water Wonderland
DIY/Tech: Kingston Anchors
Seamanship: Good Samaritans - Rules and Risks
Power Review: Yamaha WaveRunner FX Cruiser SVHO
The Port Hole: June 2019
Power Review: Wellcraft 242 Fisherman
Power Review: Four Winns HD 180
Crossing the Line: Gently Down the Stream
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Intro
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - At the Helm: Precious Memories
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 4
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 5
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Special Feature: Could You Lease Your New Yacht?
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Travel Destination: Port Severn’s Historic Lock 45
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - The Galley Guys: Scheuermann Vineyard & Winery
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 18
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - DIY/Tech: Gasoline Containing Ethanol.
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Travel Destination: A Water Wonderland
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 23
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - DIY/Tech: Kingston Anchors
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Seamanship: Good Samaritans - Rules and Risks
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Power Review: Yamaha WaveRunner FX Cruiser SVHO
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - The Port Hole: June 2019
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Power Review: Wellcraft 242 Fisherman
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Power Review: Four Winns HD 180
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