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A Guide to Merchant Navy Officer Ranks

The field of merchant navy involves a certain order of hierarchy with the seafarers holding different ranks on ships. This ranking system ensures smooth coordination of on board operations and promotes proper management strategies. 1,457 more words


Friday 16 February 1917 - We Lost 469

The German submarine U60 fires a torpedo at the Cunard cargo carrier Delphic off southwest Ireland.  It misses.

Today’s losses include:

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A national duty, to avoid a national calamity

A Berkshire nurseryman saw potential profit in the war, as people were encouraged to grow vegetables at home.


Merchant Ships are being Sunk in all directions, 150 more words

Life On The Home Front

Monday 12 February 1917 - We Lost 523

The Cunard liner Afric is torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UC66 close to Eddystone Light in the English Channel.  Of those on board, five are killed by the explosion, seventeen drown and one hundred forty-five survive.  305 more words


Book talks – all part of being an author in 2017

I’ve commented before on how the modern author has to be a marketer as well as a researcher and writer. For me that phase is still building momentum as I get more invitations to speak about my book, … 311 more words


Wednesday 7 February 1917 - We Lost 442

The Anchor steamship California is torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine thirty-eight miles west by south from Fastnet. Most of the forty-three casualties are caused by the explosion and the ship sinks in seven minutes. 472 more words

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Steer Your Career in the Right Direction

Every human being dreams to be successful and for that you really need to choose a suitable career option according to your skills, interests and monetary background. 269 more words