Canada’s Flowers

Thomas Lynch

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Canada’s Flowers

  Author:   Thomas Lynch    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

For the British and Allied navies, the corvette, however useful, was a stop-gap, a “hostilities only” expedient used to fill out the escort forces worn desperately thin by the wartime attrition of the traditional destroyer flotillas. But for Canada, the corvette assumed infinitely greater significance. It was the first warship the country had ever built in large numbers; with the corvette, Canadian shipbuilding established itself, so that at war’s end, a complex of shipyards had been founded on each coast, and a reservoir of skill and expertise had been established, expertise which would become the basis for the Canadian naval industry.

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ISBN associated with this title:9780920852156
Item NB0723
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onJanuary 1 1981
Language eng
Pages 103
Format Paperback
Dimensions11(in) x 8.5(in)
Shipping weight301(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE