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In All Respects Ready : The Merchant Navy and the Battle of the Atlantic, 1940-1945. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WATT, Frederick B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall Canada Inc., Scarborough, 1985, ISBN:0134536304: 1985

Seller ID: 13307

ISBN: 0134536304


WATT, Commander Frederick B. In All Respects Ready : The Merchant Navy and the Battle of the Atlantic, 1940-1945. Scarborough : Prentice-Hall Canada Inc., (1985). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xviii,1-222,+ 15 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, blue cloth spine with grey boards. Law 0221. "In All Respects Ready is a first person account of the little known struggle by Royal Canadian Navy personnel stationed in Halifax to help keep the Allied Merchant Navy afloat during the darkest days of World War II's Battle of the Atlantic. "Merchant ships formed the lifeline from North Ame... View more info

Who Dare To Live. 3rd Cdn in dj

By: WATT, Frederick B.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Macmillan, 1943,:

Seller ID: 37057


WATT, Frederick B. Who Dare To Live. Tor.: Macmillan, 1943. Third Printing.Pp (8),1-68,(4). With portrait frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1830, Wa tters p.207, Rhodenizer p.934. A poetic tribute to North Atlantic convoys. "Scrawled on the backs of envelopes and signal pads, the poem grew for two years while its author, aboard hundreds of merchant vessels, pursued his duties as Naval Boarding Officer. Some of the passages written in convoy werepunctuated by the thump of underwater explosions." - from the dj. Owner's signature, slightly rubbed in chipped dj. 17.50 View more info

Landfall. First Edition in dustjacket,

By: WATT, Frederick B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1946,:

Seller ID: 21525


WATT, Frederick B., Lieut-Commander, m.b.e., r.c.n. (r). Landfall. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1946. First Printing. Pp (14),1-59,(1). 8vo, green cloth. Watters p.207, Rhodenizer p.934, 1122. Includes the poem "Dirt Fleet: A poem of the ore boats from Wabana, Nfld.", pp.5-7. "These Convoy Nursery Rhymes, Christmas poems for men at sea and Naval Control Poems demonstrate the part the poet can play in time of war, lifting thehearts of men sorely tried to new courage and greater endeavour." - from t he dj. Includes "H.M.C.S Weyburn", "Captain Fog... View more info

Who Dare To Live. 4th Cdn in dj

By: WATT, Frederick B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1944,:

Seller ID: 66549


WATT, Frederick B. Who Dare To Live. Tor.: Macmillan, 1944. Fourth Printing. Pp (8),1-68,(4). With portrait frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1830, Watters p.207, Rhodenizer p.934. A poetic tribute to North Atlantic convoys."Scrawled on the backs of envelopes and signal pads, the poem grew for two years while its author, aboard hundreds of merchant vessels, pursued his d uties as Naval Boarding Officer. Some of the passages written in convoy were punctuated by the thump of underwater explosions." - from the dj. Gift inscription, else vg in slightly chipped dj. 20.00 View more info