|Statement||by L. Cope Cornford, with a foreword by Admiral Sir John R. Jellicoe.|
|LC Classifications||D581 .C73 1918a|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
|LC Control Number||18011450|
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Working to keep sea lanes open, valiant merchant seamen supplied food, fuel, and goods to the Allies in the last pockets of European resistance to the Nazis. This exciting book acknowledges that the merchant marines, all volunteers, are During World War II, merchant marine tankers in convoys plied the frozen North Atlantic through the flaming /5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cornford, L. Cope (Leslie Cope), Merchant seaman in war. London, New York, Hodder and Stoughton, A veteran merchant seaman at sea. Merchant seamen - Edit. The British Merchant Navy was the biggest in the world and required more crew than Great Britain had merchant seamen, as the result large numbers of Indian, Chinese and West African seamen were engaged to crew ships which regularly traded from Great Britain to ports in those areas.. Additionally seamen from Commonwealth Branch: Merchant Navy. This is a guide to locating records of merchant seamen in service since the end of the First World War, including records from the Second World War, and up to the last decades of the 20th century. These are records of seamen serving on British registered vessels but the seamen themselves need not have been British to appear in the records.
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. In , the merchant navy was the largest in the world with 33% of total tonnage. An account of the role and way of life of merchant seaman during World War II. The book includes excerpts from diaries, journals and manuscripts of ex-seafarers and aims to explain the activities and attitudes of the men who served as merchant seamen during the war. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 2 customer ratings. 5 star/5(2). A veteran merchant seaman Merchant seamen - The British Merchant Navy was the biggest in the world and required more crew than Great Britain had merchant seamen, as a result large numbers of Indian, Chinese and West African seamen were engaged to crew ships which regularly traded from Great Britain to ports in those areas. The Merchant Navy Seaman Pocket Manual provides a fascinating glimpse into the world of these brave sailors, many of whom did not return. Drawing on documents, diagrams, and illustrations from British and American archives, it combines information on training, gunnery, convoys, and antisubmarine techniques with dramatic personal accounts.