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Friday 17 August 1917 We Lost 988

The Cunard cargo carrier Delphic is torpedoed while traveling from Cardiff to Montevideo with coal by UC-72, one hundred thirty-five miles off Bishop’s Rock.  Five lives are lost. 771 more words

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Wednesday 15 August 1917 We Lost 1,642

The Smacks Nelson (Skipper Thomas Crisp age 41) and Ethel & Millie (Skipper Charles William Manning age 45) are engaged in fishing when they are attacked by gunfire from UC-63. 1,011 more words

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Captain Owen Charles Morris DSO and the Zamalek.

The role played by the Merchant Navy duing the Second World War is nowhere near as well-known as it deserves to be. One of the valuable and highly dangerous roles they played was the provision of convoy escort and rescue ships. 945 more words

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Want To Sail Around The World? Pursue A Career in Merchant Navy

When one has to decide which career option to opt for, the situation gets really stressful. After all, one mistake in deciding the correct career option and your whole life is on the verge of getting ruined. 326 more words

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Saturday 4 August 1917 We Lost 729

Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse VC & bar MC (Royal Army Medical Corps attached London Regiment) is killed in action at age 32.  He is the second of identical twins sons of the Reverend Francis James Chavase Bishop of Liverpool and one of only three double Victoria Cross winners in the history of the award. 894 more words

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Paul S. Brailsford

U.S. Merchant Marine 1939–1945

Interview discussing Mr. Brailsford’s Merchant Marine service during World War II in the Philippines, the Western Pacific and Japan.

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