Ocean Odyssey : A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy. 1st UK in dj

By: HOPE, Stanton. Earl of Cork Canadian Pacific Cunard

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HOPE, Stanton. Ocean Odyssey : A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy. Witha Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet The Earl of Cork and Orrery, G.C.B., G. C.V.O. L.: Eyre & Spottiswoode, [November] 1944. First Edition. Pp 220, frontis.+ 16 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Printed on war economy standard paper. Law 1288. There was a July 1945 reprint. Chapters : 1. In the Grand Tradition; 2. West African Landfall; 3. Cruise from the Côte d'Azur; 4. Cargoes for Malta and Russia; 5. Rendezvous with the Enemy; 6. Ocean Ordeal by Fire; 7. Captives in a Commerce Raider; 8. Typhoon over Hong Kong; 9. In the Track of the Convoy; 10. Salvage at the Azores; 11. Sailors in the Making; 12. Goodwill to Seamen; 13. The Merchant Navy's Rest Cure; 14. This Honourable Calling. From a publisher's (?) label found in another copy of the first edition (photocopy provided here) : "Owing to wartime security measures fictitious names had to be used for some of the ships mentioned in this book". Fictitious Name Real Name Parthian Shot - Viking Star (Blue Star Line) Boldas - Pampas (Royal Mail Line) Tundrian - Laconia (Cunard White Star) Imperator Neptunus - Duchess of York (Canadian Pacific) Wyverna - Balzac (Lamport & Holt) Bearward - Myrmidon (Blue Funnel Line) Light spotting, ow vg inchipped dj. 80.00

Title: Ocean Odyssey : A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy. 1st UK in dj

Author Name: HOPE, Stanton. Earl of Cork Canadian Pacific Cunard

Categories: 70,

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1944,:

Seller ID: 38224

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL WW2 UNITED KINGDOM CONVOYS BRITISH MERCHANT NAVY,