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Ashore and Afloat

The British Navy and the Halifax Naval Yard Before 1820

Ashore and Afloat by Julian Gwyn
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Ashore and Afloat tells the early history of the Halifax Naval Yard. From the building of the yard and its expansion, to the people involved in the enterprise, to the nuts and bolts of buying the masts and paying the bills, Julian Gwyn's history of the Halifax Naval Yard leaves no stone unturned. Dozens of illustrations and copious appendices, including a biographical directory, accompany this compelling history.
University of Ottawa Press; June 2004
362 pages; ISBN 9780776615400
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Title: Ashore and Afloat
Author: Julian Gwyn