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Canadian Merchant Marine.

Canada. Dept. of External Affairs.

Canadian Merchant Marine.

by Canada. Dept. of External Affairs.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesStatements and speeches (Canada. Dept. of External Affairs) -- 52/23
ContributionsChevrier, L.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21951772M

The Canadian Merchant Marine had only forty-one ocean-going merchant ships at the outbreak of the Second World War. During the war this fleet expanded sharply because Canadian shipyards produced merchant vessels. Most were taken over by Great Britain or the United States, but a significant number sailed under the Canadian flag. The. Records of merchant seafarers who served in the Canadian Merchant Navy between and , and between and continue to be maintained by Veterans Affairs Canada. NOTE: All modifications related to Central Registry of Seafarers Documentation, as a result of the CSA , can be found in the Ship Safety Bulletin at the following site.

The Fleets. Canadian Government Merchant Marine CGMM, Montreal Early in there was a serious depletion of world shipping and the Dominion Government decided there was an imperative need for Canada to create, own and operate a strong merchant marine of her own. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. This section includes over Allied Warships and over Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others.

Merchant marine is a term used in many places to talk about commercial ships and crews.A country's merchant marine is made up of all the ships owned by companies or individuals in that country which are used to make of a country's merchant marine is usually made of ships that carry things from place to place, like oil tankers and freighters.   Merchant Marine Defense Medal. Awarded for service in the U.S. Merchant Marine prior to Pearl Harbor. It may be worn by all merchant seamen who served as members of the crews of U.S. merchant ships from September 8, and December 7, .


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Canadian Merchant Marine by Canada. Dept. of External Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Records of the merchant marine used to be maintained by the Central Registry of Seafarers at Transport Canada. That Registry no longer exists. Those records (crew lists, ships' logs and articles of agreement, to ) were transferred to Library and Archives Canadian Merchant Marine.

book. A merchant navy (or merchant marine) is a fleet of commercial vessels that carries troops and supplies in wartime. The history of Canada’s merchant fleet is one of up and downs.

From the heady days of the late 19th century to its virtual disappearance a few years later, through a rapid build-up as a key Allied component during the Second. An informal merchant navy appeared in at the start of World War I and was renamed Canadian Government Merchant Marine inbut slowly disappeared by Within hours of Canada's declaration of war on 10 Septemberthe Canadian government passed laws to create the Canadian Merchant Navy setting out rules and controls to provide a workforce for wartime shipping.

The Canadian Merchant Navy was comprised of men and women tasked with the difficult job of faring vital equipment, supplies, and soldiers to Europe and the rest of the world. At the time, many of those who signed up for Canada’s Merchant Navy, were unaware of the “wolf-packs” of German submarines, known as U-boats, which often shadowed.

The Canadian Merchant Marine had only forty-one ocean-going Canadian Merchant Marine. book ships at the outbreak of the Second World War.

During the war this fleet underwent tremendous expansion as Canadian shipyards produced merchant vessels. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN; French: Marine royale canadienne) is the naval force of Canada. The RCN is one of three environmental (land - army, sea - navy, and air - air force) commands within the unified Canadian Armed ofthe Royal Canadian Navy operates 12 frigates, 4 attack submarines, 12 coastal defence vessels and 8 patrol/training vessels, as well as several auxiliary.

Ironically, the Canadian merchant fleet—once again the fourth largest in the world—did not last very long after the war. The Liberal government of Louis St-Laurent sold the fleet off at rock-bottom prices. By the time the Korean War began inthere were few Canadian merchant vessels left to support the United Nations’ effort.

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American Merchant Marine Museum, Book Review. Seeley, Lewis E., ' A Canadian Girl in the Norwegian Merchant Navy. Vancouver, Canada: Cordillera, [Woman radio operator in the late 's] Converse, Mary Allen. 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. American vessels were diverted to trade outside the war zones and many. Canadian Virtual War Memorial. Search death records of servicemen who gave their lives in military service.

Merchant Navy War Dead Registry. Search by name or vessel for seamen who died while serving in Canada's Merchant Marine. Second World War death records. Search the war dead service files from the Second World War. Known as “sailors” or “merchant mariners”, seafarers work in the marine shipping sector, most often on commercial or merchant ships, and are essential to the operations onboard the vessels.

Canadian seafarers can earn more than $60, per year right out of high school, and their education – including skills-based training, and room. During World War II, merchant marine tankers in convoys plied the frozen North Atlantic through the flaming wreckage of torpedoed ships. Working to keep sea lanes open, valiant merchant seamen supplied food, fuel, and goods to the Allies in the.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 33 pages: illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm: Responsibility: [written by Patricia. * Merchant Navy Seamen records of index cards that the Registrar General of Shipping and Seaman used between the two world wars to produce a centralised index to merchant seamen serving on British merchant navy vessels.

There arerecords available to search between these dates. Some 67 Canadian merchant marine ships were sunk during the war, mostly by German U-boats in Of Canada's 12, mariners, approximately 1.

Application Process for the National Maritime Center (NMC). How to Apply for a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC).Steps to Apply for an Original MMC.

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You'll read about their experiences as cadets on schoolships, early experiences as third and second mates during World War II, and experiences during the decline of the merchant marine during the last 50 years.