Mail orders can be sent to either location:
Marine Publishing Company Inc.
317 South Division Street #8
Ann Arbor MI 48104
Marine Publishing Company Inc.
P.O. Box 68
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Ann Arbor: 855-KYS-SHIP (855-597-7447) FAX: 734-661-7295
Sault Ste. Marie: 906-632-8417 (Phone Orders & Billing Questions)
E-mail editor Roger LeLievre: email@example.com
For FAX or mail, please print and use this ORDER FORM.
We are often asked about submitting pictures to Know Your Ships. Submissions are welcome, with the following criteria.
♦ The deadline for photos is Dec. 1 for the following year's edition.
♦ We are looking for pictures of boats that were newsworthy during the year, such as renames or new boats (including salties), or photos taken at unusual angles and unusual locations.
♦ Pictures should have been taken on sunny days, fairly close up and technically competent (not washed out or out of focus). Best thing to do is look in a Know Your Ships and see what kind of photos are there.
Photos from a 5 megapixel camera or higher are needed (typical file sizes are between 2 and 8 MB). You may submit pictures by email (up to 10 MB per email) or burned to a CD or DVD and mailed in. Please do not attempt to alter the images (reduce size, sharpen or color correct in Photoshop or other image-editing software). We will do that in accordance with the needs of the printer.
Pictures scanned on a home scanner are not acceptable because most inexpensive scanners do not produce the quality needed for professional reproduction. Original prints or slides are best. We will return them if a stamped self addressed envelope is enclosed. Otherwise we will keep them on file for future consideration.
Finally, please remember that many people are submitting pictures and space in the book is limited. We get hundreds of images and cannot possibly use everything that gets sent in. We will make every effort to use truly outstanding photos, but other factors besides quality are taken into consideration. For example, we try not to use pictures of the same vessel two years in a row. We also try to give priority to those individuals who have helped us on the book in one way or another and receive no other compensation for their work.
Thank you. Now, go out there and shoot!
If you are interested in carrying Know Your Ships merchandise, please call us at: 734-668-4734 or e-mail editor Roger LeLievre: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a current vendor and need to place an order, you can use our Vendor Order Page.
Know Your Ships is sold at many bookstores, gift shops and other retail outlets around the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway, including those that follow. Barnes & Noble carries Know Your Ships in some of their outlets and will special order. In Canada, the book is sold at many Coles, Chapters and Indigo books outlets; check with the store closest to your location.
Algonac Water Lily, 1029 St. Clair River Dr., (810) 794-7673
Island View Sales & Service, 17244 Scenic Dr., (906) 647-7755
MMC Grocery, 15029 Scenic Dr., (906) 647-9771
Point Iroquois Lighthouse Gift Shop, (906) 635-5311
North Country Sports, 103 Ontario St., (906) 906-297-6461
Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Belle Isle, (313) 833-7935
J.W. Westcott Co., Foot of 24th St., (313) 496-0555
The Islander Shoppe, 29699 E. Channel Dr., (906) 493-5092
Book Nook/North Haven, 35409 S. Fairbanks Point Rd., (906) 493-5567
Corner Store, 108 State St., (989) 479-3321
By The Bay, 172 E. Main St., (231) 526-3964
Waterfront Shop, 3061 S. Channel Dr., (810) 748-1999
Readers World, 194 S. River Ave., (616) 396-8548
Diver's Den, 604 S. Lapeer Rd., (248) 693-9801
Leelanau Books, 109 N. Main St., (231) 256-7111
Lexington General Store, 7272 Huron Ave., (810) 359-8900
Lake Michigan Carferry Badger (on-board gift shop), 701 Maritime Dr., (800) 841-4243
Bookmark, 201 S. Rath Ave., (231) 843-2537
Island Bookstore, 7372 Main St., (888) 421-READ
Water Street Antiques, 412 S. Water St., (810) 765-4822
Marquette Marine Museum, 300 Lakeshore Blvd., (906) 226-2006
Aurora Books, 625 First St., (906) 863-5266
Horizon Books, 319 E. Mitchell St., (231) 347-2590
Backstreet Deli, Great Lakes Maritime Center, 51 Water St.
Lightship Huron Museum, Pinegrove Park
Vollmer Gifts, 1231 24th St., (810) 985-4000
SAULT STE. MARIE
Know Your Ships is readily available at most gift shops near the Soo Locks on Portage Avenue.
In addition, look for it at:
Book World, 404 Ashmun St., (906) 632-0559
Chippewa County Historical Society, 409 Ashmun St., (906) 635-7082
Island Book and Craft, 101 E. Portage Ave., (906) 253-1768
Lockview Restaurant, 329 W. Portage Ave., (906) 632-2772
River of History Museum, 531 Ashmun St., (909) 632-1999
Soo Locks Campground, 1001 E. Portage Ave., (906) 632-3191
Tower of History, 326 E. Portage Ave., (906) 632-3658
Up North Books, 2733 Ashmun St., (906) 632-6620
Valley Camp Ship's Store, 501 E. Water St., (906) 632-3658
Woodys 1 Stop, 1198 E. Portage Ave., (906) 632-7361
Enerdyne Inc., 223 St. Joseph St. (M-22), (231)271-6033
Bluewater Inn, 1337 N. River Road, (810) 329-2261
ST. CLAIR SHORES
Gifts Afloat, 24601 Jefferson, (586) 777-8300
South Pier Inn, 701 Lake Ave., (800) 430-7437
Vista Fleet, 323 Harbor Dr., (218) 722-6218
Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, Canal Park (adjacent to the Aerial Lift Bridge). (218) 727-1521
Bookstore at Fitger's, 600 E. Superior St., (888) 270-2665
Boldt Castle Gift Store, Heart Island, (315) 482-9724
Cornwall Bros. Store and Museum, 36 Market St., (315) 482-4586
Curiosity Shoppe, 32 James St., (315) 482-9565
La Boutique, 31 James St., (315) 482-2701
Ship Gift Shop, 22 James St., (315) 482-6311
Uncle Sam Boat Tours, 47 James St., (315) 482-2611
Belle Epoque, 350 E. Broadway St., (315) 654-4466
Captain Spicer's Gallery, 40467 NYS Rte. 12, (315) 686-3419
Corbin's River Heritage, 534 Riverside Dr., (315) 315-686-2275
Clayton Harbor, 524 Riverside Dr., (315) 686-0225
Schermerhorn Boat Sales, 71 Schermerhorn Landing Rd., (315) 324-5966
NEW YORK CITY
Longitude Books, 115 W. 30th Suite 1206, (212) 904-1144
Ashtabula Maritime Museum, 1071 Walnut St., (440) 997-5370
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave., (920) 743-5958
IslandTime Books, 1885 Detroit Harbor Road, (920) 847-2565
Georgian College Bookstore, 1 Georgian Dr.
The Village Bookshop, 20A Catherine St., (519) 565-5600
Leeds County Books, 73 King St. W., (613) 342-5728
A Different Drummer Books, 513 Locust St., (905) 639-0925
Fincher's Ltd., 16 The Square, (519) 524-6901
Halee's Lockview Gift Shop, Iroquois Lock, 6020 Carman Rd., (613) 652-4127
Novel Idea Books, 156 Princess St., (613) 546-9799
The Bookkeeper, 500 Exmouth St., (519) 337-3171
Manley's Basics, 152 Kendall St., (519) 336-4940
SAULT STE. MARIE
Read More Books, 746 Queen St. E., (705) 942-7882
Ansell's Momentos & Gifts, 159 King St. (at the ferry dock), (519) 892-3904
Welland Canals Centre, Lock 3, 1932 Government Road, (905) 984-8880
Inn at Lock 7, 24 Chapel Street S., (905) 227-6177
Mariner Chart Shop, 17 Bay Street S., (519) 596-2250
Nautical Mind Bookstore, 249 Queens Quay W., (800) 463-9951
Olaf's Travelmaps, 7037 Wyandotte Street E., (519) 944-9196
Centre de la Navigation, 126, Marie-Victorin (Route 132), (819) 292-3106
La Maison Anglaise, 164-2600 Boulevard Laurier, (418) 654-9523
Librairie Du Nouveau Monde, 103 Rue St-Pierre, (418) 694-9475