Whaleback Ships and the American Steel Barge Company (Hardcover)

By C. Roger Pellett

Wayne State University Press, 9780814344767, 208pp.

Publication Date: April 30, 2018


About the Author

C. Roger Pellett is a retired business executive with a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's degree in business administration. Pellett has many years of experience managing the fabrication of heavy industrial components, as well as a formal education and training in naval architecture and marine engineering. He lives in Duluth, Minnesota, where the first whaleback ships were built, and since retiring, has worked as a volunteer for the SS Meteor, the world's only survivor of the fleet of forty-four whaleback barges and steamships.