St. Petersburg's Maritime Service Training Station

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During World War II, the U.S. Merchant Marines suffered the highest percentage of casualties, although it was the second smallest service. The young maritime servicemen knew these realities because they were trained to survive an enemy attack and keep their ships moving regardless of the cargo. For 25,000 merchant seamen, the journey began in St. Petersburg, Florida, selected as a training site for its comfortable climate and strong relationship with the U.S. Coast Guard. The U.S. Maritime Training Station was an economic ...

St. Petersburg's Maritime Service Training Station 2006, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738542508

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St. Petersburg's Maritime Service Training Station 2006, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531625788

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