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merchant seamen"s war

by Tony Lane

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester, New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Merchant marine -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation.,
    • Naval convoys -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations.,
    • Armed merchant ships.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [272]-276) and index.

      StatementTony Lane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD810.T8 L36 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 287 p. :
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1854522M
      ISBN 100719023971
      LC Control Number90006285

      These Regulations revoke the Merchant Shipping (Seamen’s Documents) Regulations , as amended, and re-enact them with further amendments. The major changes are:—British Seamen’s Cards no longer require endorsement after 5 years; they are issued valid for ten years;British Seamen’s Cards are no longer obligatory for British seafarers;the precise form of such a Card is not included in. Charity Choice list of charities includes Merchant Seamen's War Memorial Society and other Retired charities. Merchant Seamen's War Memorial Society in South East is featured in the Employment, Trades & Professions charity database on Charity Choice.

      The Merchant Seamen’s War Memorial Society (Incorporated)'s charitable objectives: To provide exclusively charitable support, services and grants to (a) those men and women who are or have been seafarers, and their dependants, who are in need of assistance by the provision of accommodation, financial allowances or grants and in such other ways as the board think fit, (b) those men and. Book Description. In this unique, highly detailed examination, Gordon C Cook explores disease in the merchant navy through the history of the Seamen's Hospital Society. From its foundation in , until the present day, the Seamen's Hospital Society has been responsible for the physical welfare of merchant seamen and has headed many remarkable.

        How ever to get a seaman's card and discharge book I need to be British or have the right of abode in the UK. this is were my problem comes in. I am trying to resolve this problem by my self, as I am worried that if I tell my company this they will tell me sorry, and give my job to the next person. It is a bit of a complicated one I know. In the British Government introduced the official 'Merchant Navy Day' in recognition of the important role the Merchant Navy plays in supplying this Island nation in war as well as peace. 3rd September every year since, the Red Ensign is flown from public buildings the length & breadth of this country.


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He is the author of A Concise History of Christian Though and Justification by Faith in Catholic. Merchant seamen's war. Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press ; New York, NY, USA: Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St.

Martin's Press, © (OCoLC) Merchant seamen crewed the ships of the British Merchant Navy which kept the United Kingdom supplied with raw materials, arms, ammunition, fuel, food and all of the necessities of a nation at war throughout World War II — literally enabling the country to defend itself.

In doing this, they sustained a considerably greater casualty rate than almost every other branch of the armed services and Branch: Merchant Navy.

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.

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This collection of records, BTlists the medals awarded to merchant seamen for their service in the Second World War (), with the exception of the Arctic Star. For details of the Arctic Star see our guide to Merchant seaman’s medals and honours. Part 7: Records of those men who served on merchant vessels requisitioned for War services Part 8: Records of deaths of Merchant Seamen recorded for pension purposes for the Ministry of Pensions, from to The front page of the CRS10 Docket book provides the following information: Name Date and place of birth Discharge 'A' number.

The camaraderie of 's of ex Merchant Seamen who use the site for recreation & nostalgia. Discharge Book Numbering from WW2 to for British Seamen I believe 25 miles is an arbitary figure put upon seamens travel from their ships to allow them some freedom.

Remember that with mixed crew even in the old days, some nationalities. * Merchant Navy Seamen records of index cards that the Registrar General of Shipping and Seaman used between the two world wars to produce a centralised index to merchant seamen serving on British merchant navy vessels.

There arerecords available to search between these dates. A seaman’s discharge book is a full record of a seaman’s career experience and certification. You need a discharge book if you are either: a British citizen who works on ships or large yachts.

The Tower Hill Memorial is a pair of Commonwealth War Graves Commission memorials in Trinity Square, on Tower Hill in London, memorials, one for the First World War and one for the Second, commemorate civilian merchant sailors and fishermen who were killed as a result of enemy action and have no known first, the Mercantile Marine War Memorial, was designed by Sir Designed by: Sir Edwin Lutyens, Sir Edward Maufe.

Merchant seamen crewed the ships of the British Merchant Navy which kept the United Kingdom supplied with raw materials, arms, ammunition, fuel, food and all of the necessities of a nation at war throughout World War II - literally enabling the country to defend itself.

In doing this, they sustained a considerably greater casualty rate than almost every other branch of the armed services and. The American Merchant Marine Library Association (AMMLA) is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization rep-resenting a unique and necessary service to those who spend their lives at sea.

The “Public Library of The High Seas,” has sent thousands of books to American flag and allied vessels. There still is a demand for books despite. Merchant Navy Awards This collection details over 9, awards made to those who served in the Merchant Navy from The British Merchant Navy fleet was the largest in the world in and aroundmen served in it during the war.

3 The health of merchant seamen in the nineteenth century 4 Injury and disease at sea in the nineteenth century 5 The seaman ashore: victim, threat or patient. 6 Bad food and donkeys breakfasts 7 Fit for lookout duties 8 The long-term health of seamen 9 War, manpower and fitness for service Pages: Most of the records of the award of First World War campaign medals to merchant seamen are available online.

Merchant seamen’s campaign medal records See our guide and customized search of records of the issuing of the British War Medal, the Mercantile Marine Medal and the Silver War Badge to merchant seamen and officers in the. From 27th April to the 30th Aprila Heroes Return-Irish Journey of Remembrance was organised by the Irish Seamen’s Relatives Association () to enable former Irish born seafarers who had been captured while serving on British merchant vessels and held prisoner by the Gestapo during the second world war, to return to Germany in.

Merchant Seamen. The seamen of the Merchant Marine kept open a lifeline of supplies to fighting forces overseas. During World War II, U.S. shipyards turned out cargo vessels faster than the ships could be supplied with crews. Recruiters urged men to join the Merchant.

Fagge, Roger () The Merchant Seamens war - Lane,T. LABOR HISTORY, 34 (). ISSN X Research output not available from this repository, contact author. Request Changes to. The records include Merchant Marine Cards proving details of a small portion of the men who served in the Merchant Navy during the First World War who were entitled to a form of pension) (Web: UK, WWII Medals Issued to Merchant Seamen, Get this from a library!

Merchant seamen's health, medicine, technology, shipowners and the state in Britain. [Tim Carter, Dr.].The American Merchant Marine Library Association (AMMLA) is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization representing a unique and necessary service to those who spend their lives at sea.

The “Public Library of The High Seas,” has sent thousands of books to American flag and allied vessels. There still is a .