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River Queen : The Amazing Story of Tugboat Tycoon Lucille Johnstone

By: Levy, Paul

Price: $22.50  $20.25

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour Publishing Company, Limited: 2006

Edition: First Canadian

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 045379

ISBN: 1550173693

Condition: Nr Fine


Rivtow was just a three-boat log-towing operation when Lucille Johnstone came aboard as an unskilled girl Friday in the late 1940s. By the 1980s, Rivtow had taken over its biggest rival to become one of the giants of the marine transportation industry with connections worldwide, and Lucille was the driving force behind its success. As the company grew she worked her way from receptionist to secretary to dispatcher to administrator to CEO and finally, to president. A remarkable feat for a woman in those times, and made even more remarkable in that her unlikely success took place in the male-dom... View more info