ALMA DOEPEL The History of An Australian Schooner 1903-1975

ALMA DOEPEL The History of An Australian Schooner 1903-1975

By: McDonell Captain Ralph

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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.

Title: ALMA DOEPEL The History of An Australian Schooner 1903-1975

Author Name: McDonell Captain Ralph

Categories: AUSTRALIANA, AUSTRALIA, THE SEA, MARITIME, SAILING, SHIP TRAVEL, AUSTRALIAN HISTORY, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, OCEANOGRAPHY, - AUSTRALIAN HISTORY, - WORLD WAR II, - WAR IN THE PACIFIC,

Publisher: R. McDonell Australia:

ISBN Number: 0731619315

ISBN Number 13: 9780731619313

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by Ships Captain

Size: 26cm

Seller ID: 012720

Keywords: Alma Doepel, Australian Schooner, Schooner, History, Ralph McDonell, Captain Ralph McDonell, Signed