Arctic Warriors: A Personal Account of Convoy PQ18

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The author was Navigation/Gunnery Officer on SS Empire Baffin, a 6,978 ton cargo ship. Aged 31 years he compiled this remarkable diary of the dramas and disasters that befell Convoy PQ18 carrying essential war supplies from Great Britain to the Soviet Union. This story follows the movement of the cargo ships and their Royal Naval escorts from the mustering point at Loch Ewe to their destination Archangel. Daily German attack from the air and sea and long periods at action stations deprived the author and all the seamen ...

Arctic Warriors: A Personal Account of Convoy PQ18 2013, Pen & Sword Maritime, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781783030378

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