BOY SEAMAN R.N. - The True Story 1790 - 1976
the author tells story of the various naval training establishments for boys from 1905 to 1976, with individual chapters
the author tells story of the various naval training establishments for boys from 1905 to 1976, with individual chapters devoted to HMS Ganges (1905 - 1940) HMS Ganges (1945-1976) HMS St. George (1940-1945) HMS St. Vincent (1927-1968) HMS Caledonia (1937-1939) HMS Wildfire (1937-1945) HMS Bruce (1947-1950) HMS Impregnable (1862-1929 & 1947-1948). It is a story of the courage & fortitude of 15-year-old boys who, after training, emerged as the most professional and disciplined sailors in the world. Full of interesting facts and lively first-hand anecdotes and stories, the book also describes some of the more famous ex-boys.
|Book Condition||Ex Library Naval Collection , library plate and stamp, generally excellent condition|
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