Destruction of Ex-German Naval Vessels Allotted to the U.S.
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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Confiscations and contributions,
  • Salvage -- United States,
  • Ships -- Scrapping -- Law and legislation -- United States

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Committee Serial No. 10

Edition Notes

StatementUnited States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Sixty-Seventh Congress, first session
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs
The Physical Object
Pagination113-114 p
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18101691M

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Full text of "Sundry legislation affecting the Naval establishment, hearings before Committee on Naval Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress, first session, on sundry legislation affecting the Naval establishment, " See other formats. Full text of "The naval history of the World War" See other formats. All the salved ex-German ships have now been towed south, and have been apportioned amongst the Allied Powers. It is interesting to note that the "Baden" and "Nurnberg," of which several photographs are shown in the following pages, have been allotted to Great Britain, whilst the "Emden" goes to France, and the "Frankfurt" to U.S.A. This section contains a brief summary and account of 67 Panamanian and Honduran flag merchant ships lost or damaged during World War II upon which American Merchant Seamen and U.S. Naval Armed Guard were lost or wounded. These ships were under the control of the War Shipping Administration representing the Government of the United States.

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  A very different situation existed when the ex-German ships allotted to this country were offered to British shipowners, again through the medium of Lord Inchcape. Severe depression had, by then, fallen on the shipping industry, and the absorption of the ships, many of which were not of attractive type to British owners, was a very slow matter. To my grandmother Judith Follmann, world traveler, woman of culture, and the inspiration for this book. The United States Lines Proposed Transatlantic Liner-S.S. UNITED STATES-Length o.a. ft Beam ft Draft ft Gross T Steam Turbine Powered, Quadruple Screw Estimated Speed: 35 knots Accom: Passengers, Crew Newport News Shipbuilding . sf_history prose_military Colin Gee Opening Moves. The first of a series of books that cover World War Three, from July through to its close in September From the cold waters of the Baltic to a coffee shop in Turkey, a Chateau in Alsace to paddy fields in China, a foxhole in Northern Germany to the Kremlin’s private offices, the Red Gambit series will carry you .   The arrival of the new British brigade and its subsequent move up to the front led to the worst British setback of the war. A series of night transfers by sea caused two British ships – the Sir Galahad and the Sir Tristram — to be left exposed in daylight in an undefended inlet on the south coast of the Falklands on the morning of 7 June.