Women and the Lakes: Untold Great Lakes Maritime Tales


From deep sea diver to ship's captain, lighthouse keeper and rescuer, women fill virtually every job of the Great Lakes maritime trade - both past and present. This book relates many untold stories of these remarkable women and their impact on the Great Lakes and sailors lives. 

    Storms, fogs, sickness, rescue - these valiant and sometime heroic women saw and did it all - many times better than their male counterparts who were alongside.

    In this book you will relive the history and stories of these truly remarkable women. The women featured should be an inspiration to all of us who treasure Great Lakes history.