A Seamans Life on Board a Man-Of-War Unknown author

ISBN: 9781331379508

Published: September 27th 2015

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A Seamans Life on Board a Man-Of-War by Unknown author
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 76 pages | ISBN: 9781331379508 | 3.71 Mb

Excerpt from A Seamans Life on Board a Man-of-WarMr. Plimsoll has, by his energy and enthusiasm, drawn public attention to the lamentable condition of Merchant Seamen in many ships- and much sympathy has been evoked on their behalf with goodMoreExcerpt from A Seamans Life on Board a Man-of-WarMr. Plimsoll has, by his energy and enthusiasm, drawn public attention to the lamentable condition of Merchant Seamen in many ships- and much sympathy has been evoked on their behalf with good effect.

It would not be unnatural if the readers of Mr. Plimsoll s books and speeches asked - How do our men-of-wars men fare? What advance have they made from a religious and moral point of view? How are they treated? Are they sufficiently numerous? A detailed answer to such questions will he found in the following remarks. Their countrymen need have no anxiety as regards the first three questions, but in respect to the last opinions widely differ.A few words will describe a Sailors life on board a man-of-war, such as it was in the memory of many living men.

No leave to go on shore from the day the ship was in commission until paid off. No wages until paid off, but occasional prize money. The ship filled with prostitutes at every port, by permission of the Commanding Officer.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.

In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



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