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Monday 4 December 1916 - We Lost 241

Air activity is high on the Tigris front in Mesopotamia.

The Anchor Line “Caledonia” is torpedoed by a submarine in the Mediterranean the crew is saved but Captain Blaikie is taken prisoner. 184 more words

Royal Navy

TMC Shipping Careers At Sea

Career is a six letter word which highly impacts our life till the edge. Career is not only about choosing a zone as per your interests, skills and concern, but is also about uplifting the success criterion in your life. 277 more words

Why to Join Merchant Navy ?

Career is a small term which highly influences our entire life. We study, we learn, we practice and we look out for the best possible opportunities. 253 more words


Career and Jobs in Merchant Navy

The world is all about exploring. Well, you can start a benign journey of traveling around the world with the glorious merchant navy. Basically, this is entirely a commercial fleet, which is responsible for transportation of goods like cargoes, metal ores, machinery, oil tankers, vehicles etc. 243 more words



A somewhat sobering moment for me. Watching Songs of Praise on Remembrance Day evening as it shows Highland soldiers in their kilts running into battle on a World War One battlefield. 66 more words

Times Gone By

Tuesday 14 November 1916 - We Lost 1,440

Beaucourt is captured.

The steamship Polpedn, of London, is torpedoed in the English Channel by UB-38, and rapidly begins to sink. The crew has just time to get into the starboard lifeboat and cut the painter, the steamer’s bridge-deck being then level with the water line, when the lifeline is found to be fastly coiled aound Second  Officer Peter Thomson’s leg. 724 more words

Canadian Army

Wednesday 8 November 1916 - We Lost 379

A series of explosions and fires occurred at Bakaritsa, Port of Archangel, in merchant ships and on the wharves.  The S S Baron Driesen blows up at 13:00 and part of the S S Ear of Forfar 40 minutes later and fresh explosions are expected every instant.  796 more words

Royal Navy