The Tattie Lads: The untold story of the Rescue Tug Service in two world wars and its battles to save cargoes, ships and lives

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Enduring great danger and often terrible conditions in heavy seas, the Rescue Tug Services worked tirelessly to bring to port damaged vessels and keep up the supply of food and essential items during two world wars.They were first deployed towards the end of the First World War to support and if necessary to salvage merchant shipping that had been damaged by U-boat attacks. During the Second World War they were needed even more urgently when ships bringing food and other essential supplies to a beleaguered Britain were ...

The Tattie Lads: The untold story of the Rescue Tug Service in two world wars and its battles to save cargoes, ships and lives 2016, Conway, London

ISBN-13: 9781844864010

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