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Sailor life on man of war and merchant vessel

Charles Nordhoff

Sailor life on man of war and merchant vessel

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Published by Dodd, Mead & co. in N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesMan of war life., Merchant vessel.
StatementChas. Nordhoff
The Physical Object
Pagination753 p. :
Number of Pages753
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24602894M
OCLC/WorldCa16328298

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Sailor life on man of war and merchant vessel Paperback – February 4, by Nordhoff Charles (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 18 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: 1. Sailor Life On Man Of War And Merchant Vessel [Charles Nordhoff] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages5/5(1). Sailor life on Man of War and Merchant Vessel. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Nordhoff.

Smithsonian Libraries, Natural History Building, 10 th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, | +1 () | Contact UsCited by: 1. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Nordhoff, Charles, Sailor life on Man of War and Merchant Vessel. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., []. Full text of "Sailor life on Man of War and Merchant Vessel" See other formats.

The Life of a Sailor. Learn about the life of a sailor during the War of Life of a seaman - Jobs. The jobs of a seaman aboard a schooner were many.

Most merchant schooners carried a Captain or Sailing Master, who was sometimes the owner of the vessel.

The "boy" was just a title - the person could be a grown man or woman. Life of a. Sailor Life on Man of War and Merchant Vessel () by Charles Nordhoff,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The goal of this lesson is to build students’ understanding of everyday life and labor on board a nineteenth-century ship.

For the common sailor, life on board a ship was difficult and physically exhausting. Sailors were expected to do as the captain ordered.

Because a. Nordhoff, Charles, Sailor life on man of war and merchant vessel. (New York, Dodd, []) (page images at HathiTrust) Nordhoff, Charles, Sailor life on man of war and merchant vessel. You searched for: merchant sailing. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.

No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started. Any man with experience in the merchant service found life on a warship quite different, at least at times. In the merchant service, for example, when raising the anchor, the men at the capstan might sing a sea chantey.

In the Navy this and other tasks were performed in silence lest some order from an officer not be heard. Full text of "The story of the American sailor in active service on merchant vessel and man-of-war" See other formats. The profession of the sailor is old, and the term sailor has its etymological roots in a time when sailing ships were the main mode of transport at sea, but it now refers to the personnel of all watercraft regardless of the mode of transport, and encompasses people who operate ships professionally, as a sport or recreationally.

Be it for a military navy or civilian merchant ty sectors: Military and civilian. A sailor, specifically a maintopman, was on the starboard watch aboard HMS Arethusa, in December The ship was armed w 18 Pounder cannons, 9 Pounders, with a crew of men.

She was sailing towards Curaçao, in the Caribbean, to capture it from the Dutch. A sketch of a seaman from the late 18th/early 19th century by Thomas. The merchant vessel: a sailor boy's voyages to see the world / by the author of "Man-of-war life." The merchant vessel: a sailor boy's voyages to see the world / by the author of "Man-of-war life." The merchant vessel: a sailor boy's voyages to see the world / by Chas.

Nordhoff. The Annals of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Class of History Project CD, Class of Book Committee, For its 50th Anniversary the Merchant Marine Academy Class of surveyed its members about their experience in World War II and put the information together in a limited edition l years later they turned the book into a CD.

War at sea: merchant sailors cling to a lifeboat during the second World War as a French cruiser arrives to rescue them. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Sailor: Roger Bolger, Dermot Bolger’s fatherAuthor: Dermot Bolger.

Maritime transport, fluvial transport, or more generally waterborne transport is the transport of people or goods via waterways. Freight transport by sea has been widely used throughout recorded advent of aviation has diminished the importance of sea travel for passengers, though it is still popular for short trips and pleasure cruises.

Book Summary Nearing home after a long voyage, the H.M.S. Bellipotent, a British man-of-war in need of men, halts the merchant ship Rights-of-Man. Lieutenant Ratcliffe impresses one — and only one — sailor, Billy Budd, who is happy to serve his country and offers no he leaves, he calls the Rights of Man by name and bids farewell.

The German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran (HSK-8) was a Kriegsmarine (German navy) merchant raider of World War ally the merchant vessel Steiermark, the ship was acquired by the navy following the outbreak of war for conversion into a stered under the designation Sch to the Allied navies she was known as "Raider G." The largest merchant raider Aircraft carried: 2 × Arado seaplanes.

How WW1 sailor saved his life by laying it down for a friend when he was picked up by one of the German ships which had sunk their vessel, while Walters was never rescued. the first man to. Narrative sketches of the author's service as a merchant mariner between approximately andliberally salted with 'yarns' about life at sea on board a variety of merchant vessels (including an Indiamen and a Slaver) bound for destinations around the world as.

All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis. The Life of a Sailor by Frederick Chamier: 5: Whale Hunt: The Narrative of a Voyage by Nelson Cole Haley, Harpooner in the Ship Charles W.

Morgan (Maritime) by Nelson Cole Haley: 6: Captain's Wife by Abby Jane Morrell: 7: From the forecastle to the cabin by Samuel Samuels: 8: Sailor life on Man of War and Merchant Vessel by Charles. From my personal experience with 45 years on the water, another way to look at the question is whether it is about a seaman, a sailor, a yachtsman or a boat person.

A seaman is a job and generally busy with commercial activities such as on mercha. This piece was part of a series describing working life as it was during the 's. This piece shows a sailor's life on a typical merchant vessel just as the age of sail was coming to an end. Written by a man well known for his adventurous sea : Folly Cove Sailor life on Man of War and Merchant Vessel 5 copies; Nordhoff's West Coast 4 copies; The Merchant Vessel: A Sailor Boy's Voyages to See the World 3 copies; Politics for young Americans 3 copies; Cape Cod and All Along Shore: Stories 1 copy; Nine years a sailor: being sketches of personal experience in the United 1 copy.

After the outbreak of war, Germany declared that every vessel of the British mercantile marine was to be regarded as a warship, meaning that the sailors of the Merchant Navy faced tremendous risks. Tragically, 30, merchant seamen lost their lives during World War Two, a death rate proportionally higher than in any of the armed forces.

The Merchant Marine suffered a higher casualty rate than any branch of the military, losing 9, men, with most of the losses occurring inwhen most merchant ships sailed U.S.

waters with. Garrick was a year-old native of the Danish West Indies, a free man who was serving as a cook on Enchantress, a merchant ship out of Boston, when it was captured by Jeff Davis on July 6, William Smith, the prize master placed in command of Enchantress, planned to take the vessel back to Charleston, where he would sell Garrick into.

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Previously published in Harper's magazine and Atlantic monthly Captain Tom: a resurrectionWhat is best?--A struggle for lifeElkanah Brewster's temptationOne pair of blue eyesMehetable Rogers's cranberry swampMaud Elbert's love match/5(2).

The registers exist for the years to and give the man’s age, birthplace, date of first going to sea, rank, service record, and the ship’s name. Those from to give a physical description of the man. The registers for some years are indexed.

Births, Deaths, and Marriages Occurring On Board British Merchant Vessels (BT Each part was previously published as a separate volume under the titles "Man-of-war life," p "The merchant vessel," p and "Whaling and fishing" p. Half leather, frontispiece, illustrations.

Portion of the last page removed with loss of a few words of Rating: % positive. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat.

Over pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied efforts to counter the U-boat threat. Taltal, in Chile, was a sprawl of single storey houses and sheds clustered round a solitary spire on the edge of the Andes.

It was a bleak open anchorage battered by the Pacific, indistinguishable from dozens of other barren little ports strung out along 1, km of what became known as the nitrate coast. Behind them. The United States Merchant Marine refers to either United States civilian mariners, or to U.S.

civilian and federally owned merchant the civilian mariners and the merchant vessels are managed by a combination of the government and private sectors, and engage in commerce or transportation of goods and services in and out of the navigable waters of the United officers: 29, The New York Times bestseller from master biographer Evan Thomas brings to life the tumultuous story of the father of the American Navy.

John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of the battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail. He was to history what Patrick OBrians Jack Aubrey and C.S. Foresters Horatio Hornblower are to fiction.4/5. From tohe and Charles Bauerle maintained an engraving company, and together they produced the illustrations for Man-of-War Life: A Boy’s Experience in the United States Navy(Cincinnati, ), The Merchant Vessel: A Sailor Boy’s Voyages to See the World Cincinnati, ), and The Book of the Great Railway Celebrations of.

Ahoy me hearties! The Merchant Navy has been part of our history for centuries - men who sailed the unchartered seas, transporting cargo in times of peace and war.

My husband's family boasts generations of seafarers, who travelled all over the world. And he has proudly joined them for the past 15 years! My husband, is. 'Damn the submarine! We're the men of the Merchant Marine!' Jun 5, PM “I hold no branch in higher esteem than the Merchant Marine ” That is a quote from Gen.

Douglas MacArthur, supreme Allied commander of the Pacific in World War II. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day.The editor is Kimberley A. VanDerveer, the production editor on my book "The U.S.

Merchant Marine at War, " She is a direct descendant of the author of the letters, Perez Drinkwater of North Yarmouth, Maine.