Merchantmen-at-arms : the British merchants' service in the war
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Merchantmen-at-arms : the British merchants' service in the war

By David W. (David William) Bone
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  • Merchantmen-at-Arms
  • Merchantmen-at-Arms
    • THE BRITISH MERCHANTS' SERVICE IN THE WAR
      • BY
    • BY
    • DAVID W. BONE
      • DRAWINGS BY MUIRHEAD BONE
    • DRAWINGS BY MUIRHEAD BONE
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • PART I
    • I
      • THE MERCHANTS' SERVICE
      • OUR FOUNDATION
      • THE STRUCTURE
    • THE MERCHANTS' SERVICE
    • OUR FOUNDATION
    • THE STRUCTURE
    • II
      • OUR RELATIONS WITH THE NAVY
      • JOINING FORCES
      • AT SEA
      • OUR WAR STAFF
    • OUR RELATIONS WITH THE NAVY
    • JOINING FORCES
    • AT SEA
    • OUR WAR STAFF
    • III
      • THE LONGSHORE VIEW
    • THE LONGSHORE VIEW
    • IV
      • CONNECTION WITH THE STATE
      • TRINITY HOUSE, OUR ALMA MATER
      • THE BOARD OF TRADE
      • "MAINTENANCE OF BRITISH SHIPPING
    • CONNECTION WITH THE STATE
    • TRINITY HOUSE, OUR ALMA MATER
    • THE BOARD OF TRADE
    • "MAINTENANCE OF BRITISH SHIPPING
    • V
      • MANNING
    • MANNING
    • PART II
    • VI
      • THE COASTAL SERVICES
      • THE HOME TRADE
      • PILOTS
      • LIGHTSHIPS
    • THE COASTAL SERVICES
    • THE HOME TRADE
    • PILOTS
    • LIGHTSHIPS
    • VII
      • 'THE PRICE O' FISH'
    • 'THE PRICE O' FISH'
    • VIII
      • THE RATE OF EXCHANGE
    • THE RATE OF EXCHANGE
    • IX
      • INDEPENDENT SAILINGS
    • INDEPENDENT SAILINGS
    • X
      • BATTLEDORE AND SHUTTLECOCK
    • BATTLEDORE AND SHUTTLECOCK
    • XI
      • ON SIGNALS AND WIRELESS
    • ON SIGNALS AND WIRELESS
    • XII
      • TRANSPORT SERVICES
      • INTERLUDE
      • 'THE MAN-O'-WAR 'S 'ER 'USBAND'
    • TRANSPORT SERVICES
    • INTERLUDE
    • 'THE MAN-O'-WAR 'S 'ER 'USBAND'
    • XIII
      • THE SALVAGE SECTION
      • THE TIDEMASTERS
      • A DAY ON THE SHOALS
      • THE DRY DOCK
    • THE SALVAGE SECTION
    • THE TIDEMASTERS
    • A DAY ON THE SHOALS
    • THE DRY DOCK
    • XIV
      • ON CAMOUFLAGE—AND SHIPS' NAMES
    • ON CAMOUFLAGE—AND SHIPS' NAMES
    • XV
      • FLAGS AND BROTHERHOOD OF THE SEA
    • FLAGS AND BROTHERHOOD OF THE SEA
    • PART III
    • XVI
      • THE CONVOY SYSTEM
    • THE CONVOY SYSTEM
    • XVII
      • OUTWARD BOUND
    • OUTWARD BOUND
    • XVIII
      • RENDEZVOUS
    • RENDEZVOUS
    • XIX
      • CONFERENCE
    • CONFERENCE
    • XX
      • THE SAILING
      • FOG, AND THE TURN OF THE TIDE
      • 'IN EXECUTION OF PREVIOUS ORDERS'
    • THE SAILING
    • FOG, AND THE TURN OF THE TIDE
    • 'IN EXECUTION OF PREVIOUS ORDERS'
    • XXI
      • THE NORTH RIVER
    • THE NORTH RIVER
    • XXII
      • HOMEWARDS
      • THE ARGONAUTS
      • ON OCEAN PASSAGE
      • 'ONE LIGHT ON ALL FACES'
    • HOMEWARDS
    • THE ARGONAUTS
    • ON OCEAN PASSAGE
    • 'ONE LIGHT ON ALL FACES'
    • XXIII
      • 'DELIVERING THE GOODS'
    • 'DELIVERING THE GOODS'
    • CONCLUSION
      • 'M N'
    • 'M N'
    • APPENDIX
    • INDEX
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