Paul Levy's biography River Queen: The Amazing Story of Tubboat Titan Lucille Johnstone (Harbour 2006) tells the story of how an unskilled girl Friday in the late 1940s overcame obstacles in a male-dominated industry and elevated herself to become CEO and president of Rivtow, the coastal tow-boating company that began with three log-towing vessels.

BOOKS:

River Queen: The Amazing Story of Tugboat Titan Lucille Johnstone (Harbour 2006). $34.95. 1-55017-369-3

[BCBW 2006] "Maritime" "Women"