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The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Nancy Redmayne Ross


This journal comprises the edited diaries of Canadian seafarer, Joseph Salter, arranged chronologically from 1839 through to 1899, chronicling the many voyages of his career. He took employment with John Leander Starr, a Halifax Merchant, between 1839 and 1841, then moved into ship owning and the purchase of the Moncton, New Brunswick shipyard in 1846. The mid-nineteenth century was a difficult time for shipping, and Salter declared bankruptcy in 1858. He continued to work in maritime industries but gradually moved toward landward business and politics, as shipping went into decline. The diari ... More

Keywords: Moncton, New Brunswick, Joseph Salter, Canadian Maritime, Canadian Shipbuilding, Canadian Shipyards, Merchant Voyages, Maritime Merchants

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780969588597
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nancy Redmayne Ross, editor