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Soviet merchant fleet

its growth, strategy, strength, and weaknesses, 1920-1999 : a special report

by D. M. Long

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Published by Lloyd"s of London Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Merchant marine -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby D.M. Long.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVK85 .L64 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 163 p. :
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2426790M
      ISBN 101850440794
      LC Control Number87113834

      Shepard Good books, or for that matter any books, about American merchant seamen are in short order, particularly these days when the bookshelves are filled with volumes about other endangered species. Invasion plans involved nearly five million American soldiers, sailors, marines and coast guardsmen. The Appendix listing U. This caused the great international scandal. He first went to sea in on a Danish collier which met an untimely end which we read about in occasional flashbacks. Merchant Marine was an essential part of this huge planned effort.

      Good storytelling makes this more like a Tom Clancy novel than a history book. After the first raid, military authorities ordered the crew to leave the ship. It's a good concept and the stories are very interesting. Inter-city freight transport remained underdeveloped during the whole Soviet epoch, with it constituting less than 1 percent of the motor-borne freight average. But inroad transport was times more expensive than railway transport, due to long distances between starting points and destinations. Cadet Rosen kept a diary which survived the ordeal, and the book is based on his notes and recollections.

      Spanish republicans collected money to build a new one. There were even some who believed in the recapitalisation of the railways. While scattering the convoy averted mass slaughter by the surface warships, it left the cargo vessels vulnerable to patrolling enemy aircraft and U-boats, thus dooming 24 of the 35 ships in Convoy PQ He confirmed that from the onset of the conflict, there were several Soviet satellites that were sending information to the Argentine military. However, the losses suffered while sinking the transport cost the regiment three Hampdens, bringing the total number available down to


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Hickam, Jr. There are pages of recollections, many of them fascinating. But the indications are that if there is any significant increase in the East-bloc's share of world shipping, the matter will become urgent. The experience of a 13 ship convoy to Algeria in January was typical: Junkers 87's [German planes] made torpedo runs at same time as a flight of dive bombers attacked.

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I had trouble keeping track of who was telling the story as the account switched from an enemy submarine, a torpedoed British ship, and an American rescue ship. Some of the escorts ran for safety; many bravely tried to help the merchant ships the remaining miles to safety. Shera died when a torpedo struck the SS Java Arrow.

The U. This book could have been named "Everything you want to know about privateers. Four days later, the convoy was located by German forces, which proceeded to shadow and attack the eastbound ships.

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