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ALMA DOEPEL The History of An Australian Schooner 1903-1975

by McDonell Captain Ralph

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


R. McDonell Australia Signed by Ships captain and dated 1990. Book is in very good condition with plastic sleeve for protection. The "Alma Doepel" was built of timber from the forests of the Bellinger Valley in northern NSW, the design being sketched by Frederick Doepel on his kitchen table. The ship had a long history of trading in the waters of Bass Strait and the Tasman Sea as well as seeing the war out with the Australian Army. Rescued as a floating hulk in 1976 the Alma Doepel was restored to full seaworthiness and is used as a training vessel for Australia. Book includes many b/w photographs of historical interest and includes a list of crew, Army Service, Other ships mentioned in the book and an Index. Book is signed by Captain Michael R. Wood master of Alma Doepel and dated 1990.. Signed by Ships Captain. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 26cm.
  • Bookseller: Little Lane Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 012720
  • Title: ALMA DOEPEL The History of An Australian Schooner 1903-1975
  • Author: McDonell Captain Ralph
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0731619315
  • ISBN 13: 9780731619313
  • Publisher: R. McDonell Australia
  • Place: Australia
  • This edition first published: 1988
  • Keywords: Alma Doepel, Australian Schooner, Schooner, History, Ralph McDonell, Captain Ralph McDonell, Signed
  • Bookseller catalogs: THE SEA, MARITIME, SAILING, SHIP TRAVEL; OCEANOGRAPHY;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Australia & New Zealand;
  • Size: 26cm


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