Haley, ID author publishes a book about fishing boats in Gloucester, Massachusetts
A new book by Willard E. Andrews has been published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.
The fast, capable and beautiful Essex-built sailing vessels that fished from Gloucester during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth brought wealth and lasting fame to their communities, and in their time were the envy of the maritime world. . This book explores how it has evolved over a period of time in response to the demands of fisheries, changing technology, calls for greater safety to better protect those who put their lives at risk, and does so in a way that is understandable and enjoyable for lovers and lovers. Ordinary person alike. He demystifies the plans of these ships, and through the use of fine-art models shows how, at the same time, the maids and princesses actually appeared in the scullery, when they were outfitted and ready to do business on the great waters.
About the author
Willard E. Andrews has deep family roots in Cape Ann, and after retiring from a general surgery practice in Juneau, Alaska, he returned to those roots to spend twenty-five years studying, researching and constructing fine art models of Gloucester built in Essex. Fishing boats. This book is the final expression of this work. He and his wife, Linda, now live in the central Idaho Rockies, but they return to Gloucester every year to wander around the salt waters and spend time at the cottage his grandfather built on land that had been in his family since 1803.
Essex-Built and Out O’ Gloucester: The Legendary Schooners That Fished the Northwest Atlantic in the Age of Sail is a 388-page paperback with a retail price of $25.00 (eBook $20.00). The ISBN is 979-8-88812-347-8. It is published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to order a review copy, visit our virtual press room at https://dorrancepressroom.com/essex-built-and-out-o-gloucester-the-legendary-schooners-that-fished-the-northwest-atlantic -in-the-age-of-sail/ Or to purchase the book, visit our online bookstore at https://bookstore.dorrancepublishing.com/essex-built-and-out-o-gloucester-the-legendary-schooners – Fished in the Northwest Atlantic in the Age of Sail/