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The American merchant marine

The American merchant marine

its history and romance from 1620 to 1902.

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merchant marine -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 11801.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxvi, 444 p.
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13557723M
    OCLC/WorldCa12417003

      It may be worn by all merchant seamen who served as members of the crews of U.S. merchant ships from September 8, and December 7, New Award Options. Korean Service Medal. Awarded for service in the American merchant marine during the Korean Conflict in waters adjacent to Korea between J and Septem   A World War II merchant seaman, John Bunker takes a thorough look at the American merchant marines' significant contributions to the war effort. There are plenty of fascinating facts about their extensive supply operations, but the focus of the book is on the men and their often-heroic actions/5.

      Buy a cheap copy of The Story of the American Merchant book. Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of The Story of the American Merchant book. Free shipping over $ The Story of the American Merchant Marine. Rated stars. No Customer Reviews. Select Format. Paperback. $ Paperback $ Select Condition. Like New.   When the United States went to war in , the coastwise fleet transported the 1st Expeditionary Division to France on 14 ships of the American merchant marine. Eleven of them were drawn from the. Series: American Merchant Marine History Series. Series by cover. 1–4 of 4 (show all) Works (4) Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing.

    During World War I, the American Merchant Marine meant dangerous duty. Sailors on cargo ships faced the daily threat of enemy submarines, along with the usual hazards of life at sea, and help was rarely close enough for swift rescues. Pre-war shipping in America depended mainly on foreign vessels, but with the outbreak of war these were no longer s: 1.   This exciting book acknowledges that the merchant marines, all volunteers, are among the unsung heroes of the war. One of these was Jac Smith, an ordinary seamen on the Cedar Creek, a new civilian tanker lend-leased to the U.S.S.R. and in the merchantman convoy running from Scotland to Pages: The Old Merchant Marine: A Chronicle of American Ships and Sailers By Ralph D. Paine Yale University Press, Read Overview Maritime Unions and the U.S. Merchant Marine By Clarke, Richard L. Journal of Transportation Management, Fall


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