New in paperback with a new preface -Bixel's research is thorough and her writing style is engaging. This book will be of interest to both maritime historians and historic preservationists. . . . a welcome addition to the growing literature on Texas maritime history.--Southwestern Historical Quarterly - . . . a heartening story, well-illustrated with photos.--Houston Chronicle -Her story is beautifully told in words and pictures . . .--Austin American-Statesman - . . . recommended both as an outstanding book-to-remember-her-by and as a surprisingly complete account of a quirky aspect of maritime history.--Review of Texas Books -This richly illustrated and authentic account of the ship's long career is fully worthy of its subject, and makes a heartlifting good read.--Sea History
PATRICIA BELLISBIXEL is currently an associate professor of history at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine. JIMCRUZ, a freelance professional photographer, was a member of the Elissa crew for many years.
Patricia Bellis Bixel
Texas A & M University Press
Date of Publication
History: Specific Subjects
Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students