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The U.S. merchant marine

in search of an enduring maritime policy

by Clinton H. Whitehurst

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Merchant marine -- United States,
    • Shipping -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesUS merchant marine., United States merchant marine.
      Statementby Clinton H. Whitehurst, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE745 .W495 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3171279M
      ISBN 100870217372
      LC Control Number83013467

      A Careless Word: A Needless Sinking- A History of the Staggering Losses Suffered by the U.S. Merchant Marine, both in Ships and Personnel, During World War II by Capt. Arthur R. Moore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Merchant ships are not designed to be converted to fill combatant roles. False. An auxiliary function of the U.S. Merchant Marine, of prime importance, is to aid in the national defense. True. What can the U.S. do to continue to develop a strong merchant marine program.

      Without the ships and mariners of the U.S. merchant marine, the nation could find itself with military forces deployed overseas with no means to feed, arm, or sustain them. By Salvatore R. Mercogliano. Vol. /1/1, Featured Article. In July , the USNS Watson (T-AKR) departed her anchorage in Chagos Archipelago for the Port of Ash.   The Maersk Alabama is one of only 84 container ships in the U.S. Merchant Marine. (U.S. Navy photo) 4. The United States has a special agency for the Merchant Marine.

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The U.S. merchant marine by Clinton H. Whitehurst Download PDF EPUB FB2

The U.S. Merchant Marine at War, Hardcover – January 1, by Bruce L. Felknor (Editor)/5(4). A World War II merchant seaman, John Bunker takes a thorough look at the American merchant marines' significant contributions to the war effort.

There are plenty of fascinating facts about their extensive supply operations, but the focus of the book is on the men and their often-heroic actions/5(24). Sailing on Friday: The Perilous Voyage of America's Merchant Marine (History of the U.S. Merchant Marine) by John A.

Butler Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). Whalen, Jim, Last of the Boom Ships, Oral Histories of the U.S. Merchant Marine1st Books Library, Book Review. Winstanley, Anthony F. Under Eight Flags Vol I - the First Eleven Years at Sea. Hampshire, England: Navigator Books, [Memoirs from a British merchant marine sailor and his service on eight different.

Ships of the U.S. Merchant Marine; Hardcover – January 1, by S. Kip Farrington (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and 5/5(2). The United States merchant marine steadily declined, and in order to stimulate shipbuilding the Merchant Marine Act of created the U.S.

Maritime Commission. At the beginning of World War II in Europe, U.S. shipping, handicapped by the Neutrality Act, again declined. A much better choice -- if you could read only one book -- would be Bruce Felknor's "The U.S. Merchant Marine at War, ," or John Bunker's "Heroes in Dungarees: The Story of the American Merchant Marine in World War II," both published by Naval Institute Press.

We are a federal service academy that educates leaders of exemplary character who are inspired to serve the national security, marine transportation, and economic needs of the United States as Merchant Marine Officers and commissioned officers in the Armed Forces.

About The USMMA Athletics Program. The athletic program offers 27 varsity team. The U. Maritime Service was set up in under provisions of the Merchant Marine Act of Its purpose is to train officers and men for an adequate Merchant Marine.

From July 1, to March 1, jurisdiction was under the U.S. Maritime Commission. The United States Coast Guard regulates and issues the necessary documents for the U.S. Merchant Marine. Contact the U.S. Coast Guard (U.S. Government Department of Transportation in your phone book) or write to Commandant, US Coast Guard, Second St.

SW, Washington, DC The U.S. Merchant Marine played a vital role in the Allied victory of World War moved great quantities of war matériel from their principle source of supply across as many as 6, miles of ocean to the battlefronts of the Far East.

NARA also has operating logbooks for some merchant vessels. Our largest series of these is the Merchant Marine Ship's Logs -in the Records of the US Maritime Commission (RGNC-5 EntryNational Archives Identifier ).

Merchant Logbooks. During and after World War I the US Shipping Board created and maintained the. Yes. The U.S. Merchant Marine is a disciplined organization similar to the traditional five service departments (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard) under the Department of Defense.

It has leadership heirarchies, codes of conduct, vast support networks, and legislative backing. U.S. MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY. Steamboat Road Kings Point, NY Stay in Touch.

Phone: Business Hours: ampm ET, M-F. Since passage of the Merchant Marine Act ofship owners registering their ships in the United States have been required to crew their ships with U.S.

citizens who are union members. U.S. maritime labor is organized and controlled by 12 major AFL-CIO chartered unions and 18. This book presents a comprehensive historical analysis of merchant shipping on the high seas and associated shipbuilding under sovereign U.S.

jurisdiction from precolonial times to the present. It identifies U.S. policy developments that have affected the merchant marine and shipbuilding industries.

Making extensive use of Japanese and U.S. sources, including wartime intelligence reports from the National Defense Archives in Tokyo and recently declassified U.S. documents, this book examines the reasons for Japan's failure to protect its merchant fleet/5. InUSS/AMMLA distributed more t books and magazines to American merchant marine, the U.S.

Navy and Coast Guard, and seafarers of allied nations; especially noteworthy were the libraries mailed to U.S. merchant vessels transporting supplies to U.S. Forces. A Maritime Administration (MarAd) video about the U.S.

Merchant Marine and the establishment of its seal and flag. Merchant Marine in the Pacific. On Dec. 7,the cargo ship SS Cynthia Olson was the first U.S. flag ship torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in World War ship and all on board were lost about 1, miles west of the Pacific Coast.

The US merchant Marine is an important part have U.S. sea power because these ships All of the above are correct Up to the time of civil war, The American merchant marine flourished, largely due to. Payment of Midshipman Fees can be made online at with a credit or debit card, or by check or money order made payable to U.S.

DOT/MARAD and mailed to: Office of Academy Financial Management Attn: Midshipman Fees U. S. Merchant Marine Academy Steamboat Road Kings Point, NY The merchant marine in overseas aviation: Executive hearings before the Subcommittee on Merchant Marine in Overseas Aviation of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, on H.

Res. 52, a resolution authorizing investigation of the National Defense Program as it relates to.