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317 South Division Street #8, Ann Arbor MI 48104 • E-mail: knowyourships@gmail.com

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PUBLICATIONS
NOW AVAILABLE - Know Your Ships 2018

Now in its 59th year, the 184-page Know Your Ships contains everything you need to know about the ships that pass our shores. In addition, it contains valuable information about locks, canals, cargos, museums, tons of photos and more. Don't leave port without it!
ISBN: 978-1-891849-23-7

$18.95

NOW AVAILABLE - Know Your Ships 2018 Spiral Edition

The spiral bound edition is limited in quantity and only available directly from KYS.

$20.95

NOW AVAILABLE - Know Your Ships 2018 Spiral & Regular Bundle

Get both the regular and the limited spiral bound editions.
Order both and save!

$36.00


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NEW ITEM! - Boatwatcher's Log Book: Sightings & Travels

Keep a record of your major ship sightings with this illustrated, pocket-sized (5 1/2" x 4 1/4") log published in 2016 by the non-profit Soo Locks Visitors Association. Includes two generic log pages to record vessels not listed in the booklet as well as note pages for popular lighthouses and marine museums.

$4.95


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Stacks & Flags of the Great Lakes & Seaway

Perfect for framing, the new edition of our popular chart covers over 100 fleets with nearly 200 funnel marking and house flag illustrations for the major Great Lakes and Seaway fleets, frequent saltwater visitors, and historic fleets.
18x24 inches.

$8.99

Soo Locks Visitor's Guide (2nd Edition)

This 24-page booklet is amply illustrated with color photos and drawings, and includes the history of the Soo Locks, how the locks operate, a look at the ships of the Soo Locks, Soo Locks facts, and also has an overview of the twin Sault Ste. Marie area.

$4.95

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Great Lakes & Seaway T-Shirt

Navy Blue
Hanes 100% Cotton Tagless Pre-Shrunk
(If you like your t-shirts loose, we recommend getting the next larger size)

Choose Size - - $20.00 -$22.00


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Great Lakes Hat

Take the Great Lakes with you wherever you go.
Navy
One Size Fits All (Adjustable strap)

$14.00


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KYS Crew Hat

Join the KYS Crew today!
Navy
One Size Fits All (Adjustable strap)

$14.00


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BoatNerd Hat - Light Blue

One Size Fits All (Adjustable strap)

$14.00


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BoatNerd Hat - Red

One Size Fits All (Adjustable strap)

$14.00

DVD
Great Lakes Ships in Action Vol. 1

Excellent footage of nearly 100 vessels (many of which are no longer in service), from tugs to 1,000-footers, set to music (no narration or annoying subtitles). Some of the vessels on the tape include the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, Kinsman Enterprise, Mesabi Miner, Willowglen, Edward L. Ryerson, Labradoc and Arthur M. Anderson.
(Running time: approx. 50 minutes)

$9.95

MARINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF DETROIT PUBLICATIONS
AHOY & FAREWELL (Revised Edition)

(2001) This outstanding, hardcover publication of the Marine Historical Society of Detroit chronicles vessels that entered service on the Lakes (Ahoy) or that left the Lakes (Farewell) between 1944 and 1969. More than 700 vessels of 1000 gross registered tons or more that comprised the US and Canadian Great Lakes fleet are included in this book, which also includes a photo gallery of vessels.
Hardcover; 236 pages.

$39.95 - CLICK TO PURCHASE FROM MHSD

AHOY & FAREWELL II

(1996) Written to commemorate the Society's 50th anniversary (1944-1994), this greatly-expanded work covers over 440 vessels of 1,000 gross registered tons or more that came into service or left service during the 25-year period from 1969-1994. Ahoy & Farewell II offers an in-depth history of each vessel, with statistics and renames, ownership changes and anecdotal information.
Hardcover; 244 pages, 65 pictures and an extensive index.

$39.95 - CLICK TO PURCHASE FROM MHSD

THE NICHOLSON LINES AND THEIR CAPTAINS

(2012) An excellent historical and photographic account of the ships of the day, from the 1920s-1960s, interlaced with interesting stories of the captains and crews that manned them. This book chronicles the history of the Detroit-area based Nicholson Transit Company and its subsequent company, the Nicholson Universal Steamship Company. Founded by William (Cap) Nicholson in 1918, the company bought and sold numerous lake freighters and actively engaged in the transport of goods throughout the Great Lakes. Cap Nicholson was a true entrepreneur. Starting with a mere $500, he grew his organization into a major shipping company.
Hardcover; 8 1/2 x 11 inches, 329 pages

$40.00 - CLICK TO PURCHASE FROM MHSD

KYS BACK ISSUES

Please note that while we make every effort to make sure you get the highest-quality back issue we have on hand, some editions are only available with slightly shopworn covers. We have taken that into consideration in pricing, and hope that you understand that, while some editions may not be pristine, we continue to make them available in order for collectors to fill gaps in their collections.

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