Author Results for Richard L. Coulton

Charting of Vinland by the Norse

By Richard L. Coulton

The production of two charts by Norse travellers in the eleventh-century, one of the Labrador coast, and another at larger scale of the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland, neither of which are extant, is postulated from analysis of a copy of the Stefannson map of 1570. The author surmises that these charts had been preserved […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Late Middle Ages
Subjects include: Science & Exploration

Preserved Aboriginal Canoes in Western Canada

By Richard L. Coulton

The paper argues for a study of the development of aboriginal canoes, primarily to understand better the early evolution of the ship. But to be useful, a knowledge of aboriginal canoes would need to be reasonably comprehensive. The author provides a list, with illustrations, of canoe types native to Western Canada and encourages the production […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Archaeology | Leisure & Small Craft | Shipbuilding & Design

The Career of the Gull Lake Lumber Vessel Kangaroo

By Richard L. Coulton

This is a brief description of the construction and working life of Kangaroo, a vessel built for the timber trade on Gull Lake, Alberta, by sawmill owner Thomas Cummings. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design