Merchantmen at Arms - The British Merchants’ Service in the First World War

Merchantmen at Arms - The British Merchants’ Service in the First World War

David W. Bone

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Home Farm Books
Año de edición:
2006
ISBN:
9781406799965
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Originally published in 1919. This is a classic work on the important role which Merchant seamen played in the First World War. Contents Include : Introduction by H.M. Tomlinson The Author’s Preface The Merchants’ Service Our Relations With The Navy The Longshore View Connexion With The State Manning The Coastal Services 'The Price O’ Fish' The Rate Of Exchange Independent Sailings Battledore And Shuttlecock On Signals And Wireless Transport Services The Salvage Section On Camouflage and Ships’ Names The Convoy System Outward Bound Rendezvous Conference The Sailing The North River Homewards 'Delivering The Goods' Conclusion 'M N' Appendix. Illustrated with photographs. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. 3

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