The Merchant Navy

The Merchant Navy

by Richard Woodman
     
 

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This title tells the epic story of Britain's merchant shipping, carrying exotic goods from all quarters of the world. At one time, British ships carried half of the world's trade. It reveals how two world wars nearly destroyed our merchant shipping, but convoys battled on to save Britain from starving to death. We see what life was like at sea for merchant seamen and… See more details below

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This title tells the epic story of Britain's merchant shipping, carrying exotic goods from all quarters of the world. At one time, British ships carried half of the world's trade. It reveals how two world wars nearly destroyed our merchant shipping, but convoys battled on to save Britain from starving to death. We see what life was like at sea for merchant seamen and get a first-hand glimpse of them at work.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747813484
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
04/23/2013
Series:
Shire Library , #736
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
56
File size:
12 MB
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