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story of the Merchant Navy

D. V. Duff

story of the Merchant Navy

two thousand years of seafaring

by D. V. Duff

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Published by Cassell .
Written in English


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Statementby D.V. Duff.
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The institutions listed below hold significant collections of merchant ship photographs, and may have views of the merchant vessels in which you are interested. For further research, you should contact these repositories directly. Still Picture Branch (NWCS-Still) National Archives and Records Administration Adelphi Road College Park, MD Mariners Museum Newport. Memoirs Of A Seafaring Life, an account of a great variety of such incidents as the author met with in the sea service also a descriptive account of the discipline, allowance and customs of his Majesty's navy, the East India Company and other merchant's service, to which is added a short plain introduction to astronomy and geography, with a brief description of several countries in Europe.

The book tells the story of the Japanese and American commanders whose fates converged in history's last great naval engagement, the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October It is also a story of competing traditions and the extraordinary influence of personality, organizations and culture on warfare -- despite the advanced technologies wielded in. Find a huge variety of new & used Merchant ships books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Merchant ships books at Alibris.

  Stories categorised in 'Merchant Navy'. These stories may contain references to other themes. The Story of the SS Dover Hill in Russia, Service in the Merchant and Royal Navy. British Merchant Navy facts - During the Second World War, nearly one-third of the world's merchant fleet were British and these civilians were under constant threat from German Battleships such as the Admiral Scheer, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau and surface raiders like the Bismarck, Pinguin (Raider F) and Atlantis (Raider C) among others and U-boats.


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Q-ships, also known as Q-boats, decoy vessels, special service ships, or mystery ships, were heavily armed merchant ships with concealed weaponry, designed to lure submarines into making surface attacks. This gave Q-ships the chance to open fire and sink them. The use of Q-ships contributed to the abandonment of cruiser rules restricting attacks on unarmed merchant ships and to the shift to.

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The Story Of The Merchant Navy. In this book, Peter Elphick tells the story of the Merchant Navy through a series of individual accounts. From countless interviews with survivors he has succeeded in portraying, in the most vivid manner possible, what it was really like to serve at sea in every theater of the war/5(2).

The British Merchant Navy comprises the British merchant ships that transport cargo and people during times of peace and war. For much of its history, the merchant navy was the largest merchant fleet in the world, but with the decline of the British Empire in the midth century it slipped down the rankings.

Inthe merchant navy was the largest in the world with 33% of total tonnage. I have never contributed to any articles here before but would like to tell the story of the Merchant Navy boy not just because he was my father but because some stories just need to be told.

He was born to a family of four in a small Thameside village which at the time was almost completely rural -sheep and pigs at the end of the lane and.

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This is the fascinating story of Captain Stanley Algar, an oil tanker master. Captured in the Atlantic, he and his colleagues spent four years behind barbed wire. This book, partly based on his diaries, hidden from the Germans, tells how the prisoners survived, confronted starvation and reacted to camp life and German propaganda.5/5(2).

Disclaimer: The narrative of the story is what I could recollect when I was on board an oil tanker ship as Junior Engineer. It may or may not fit exactly in the technicalities involved while situations involving damaged machinery and injured person on board a ship.

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Other aspects of the war discussed include the activities of the German navy, the role of the BBC, how the prisoners knew what was happening in the war, the Nuremberg trials and the human cost of the conflict.

Enemy's war on sea-borne commerce - Heavy losses of merchant shipping - Successes of French corsairs - Unreadiness of the Channel Fleet - Spirited defence by British merchant seamen - The risks of commerce in war time - Unwieldy British convoys - Man-power of the Merchant Navy - The effect of impressment - The guerre de course after Trafalgar.

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First of all I have an official Merchant Navy Discharge Book issued on the the 12th November in Liverpool on entry to the British Merchant Navy of which I am very proud to have served, sadly for only seven years, but I have to admit that it was one of the most interesting/enjoyable times of my working life.

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Hans Christian Berg’s A History of the Royal Danish Navy offers a brief yet comprehensive account of the Royal Danish Navy’s rich heritage in a new English language translation. The Royal Danish Navy, as it was formally established inis one of the world’s oldest navies.Tales of a Sailor: Voyages Abroad in the Navy and Merchant Marine.

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