Restless on Huron

The Brucedale Press (2008)

From 1937 until the mid 1960s, RESTLESS and RESTLESS TOO carried passengers along the coast of Lake Huron between Port Elgin and Southampton, Ontario. John G. Mackay rode aboard from babyhood while his father, George Mackay, operated the vessel. Later, John crewed for both his father and partner Addie Cairns. To present the story of the building and sailing of the boats, John has spent several years researching old newspapers, family documents, and interviewing those who recall the harbours as they once were.

Generously illustrated with nostalgic photographs, this book will stir memories of the many folks for whom a ride on RESTLESS highlighted summer on the lakeshore.

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