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James Frost

I have a BA from McGill (1976) and I graduated from Queen's with my MA in History in 1979. I went back to school in 2000 to get an MBA, which I received in spring of 2002.

I have spent most of my career in and around the shipping business. I have worked for a port (Halifax), and small shipping line, and a large ferry company (Marine Atlantic). Since 1995 I have owned  my own consulting practice specializing in marine transportation.

Along the way, I have written three books, two of which were published: Merchant Princes: Halifax's First Family of Finance Ships and Steel, in 2003; and Canada's Atlantic Gateway: An Illustrated History of the Port of Halifax, in 2008. I have another book which may or may not be published shortly - we're still working on those details. I've also written 10-12 articles as well, including two in Acadiensis, one in Te Northern Mariner, one in the International Journal of Maritime History and several in the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society Journal.

Since I left Queen's in 1979, I have lived in Halifax for all but 5 years, from 1989-1994, when I was in Moncton, NB.

James Frost, MA '79
MariNova Consulting Ltd., Halifax, NS
tel. 902-429-3121

Department of History, Queen's University

49 Bader Lane, Watson Hall 212
Kingston ON K7L 3N6




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