Monthly Archives: June 2015

Thomas Bingley Fuller Benson Part 1

Thomas Bingley Fuller Benson Thomas Bingley Fuller Benson. 1876 to 1941. The bare facts are there, in an obit and certainly in the Benson Collection at the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes. In the collection there is a letterbook, … Continue reading

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A Sailors Life On the Lakes

Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first Prime Minister described himself as the worker’ friend. To retain power he had to exercise a high degree of skill to keep the support of both the business community and labour. The National Policy … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Francis MacLachlan: Student and Shipyard Days

I first met Francis MacLachlan in 1958 when he invited me to join the brigantine St. Lawrence 11 for a run from Toronto to Port Hope Ontario. I was a witness, so to speak, of an approach to leadership training … Continue reading

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