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BONE, David W. Merchantmen-at-Arms : The British Merchants' Service in the War. With drawings by Muirhead Bone and an introduction by H.M. Tomlinson. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, (1929). Second Edition, revised. Pp. (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-311,(3), frontispiece, + 15 leaves of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part I: 1. The Merchants' Service. Our Foundation - The Structure; 2. OurRelations with the Navy. Joining Forces - At Sea - Our War Staff; 3. The L ongshore View; 4. Connexion with the State. Trinity House, Our Alma Mater -The Board of Trade; 5. Manning. Part II: 6. The Coastal Services. The Home Trade - Pilots - Lightships; 7. "The Price o' Fish"; 8. The Rate of Exchan ge; 9. Independent Sailings; 10. Battledore and Shuttlecock; 11. On Signalsand Wireless; 12. Transport Services. Interlude - "The Man-o'-War's 'er 'u sband"; 13. The Salvage Section. The Tidemasters - A Day on the Shoals - The Dry Dock; 14. On Camouflage - and Ship's Names. Part III: 15. The ConvoySystem; 16. Outward Bound; 17. Rendezvous; 18, Conference; 19. The Sailing. Fog and the Turn of the Tide - "In Execution of Previous Orders"; 20. The North River; 21. Homewards. The Argonauts - An Ocean Voyage - "One Light onAll Faces'; 22. "Delivering the Goods"; Conclusion "MN". Some fading to sp ine lettering, else very good. 40.00
Title: Merchantmen-at-Arms : The British Merchants' Service in the War.
Publisher: E.P. Dutton and Company, New York, 1929,:
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