End of an Era

From: Fastest in the World


1918-1948. The quest for a naval contract, the establishment of Bell-Baldwin Hydrodomes Ltd., other self-propelled hydrofoils are made. Thee legacy of the two men is briefly explored.


John Boileau

JOHN BOILEAU is a retired Canadian army colonel and author of ten books and nearly 300 articles. He is a frequent commentator on military issues for radio and television and a lecturer to service organizations and historical societies. In 2010 the Minister of National Defence appointed him Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Halifax Rifles. He lives in Nova Scotia.