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Weekend Break: The search for the lost SS Rosecrans seamen

The Daily Astorian 20 Nov 2021
In the early 20th century, Capt. Lucian Field Johnson’s reputation preceded him. A U.S ... A man on a mission ... Smith or J ... “For me, this was kind of a search for lost seamen.”. The 16 men he was able to fully identify included messman Angus MacDonald, electrician John Milton Elletson, third assistant engineer Norman Fife and chief engineer Richard M ... ....
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Weekend Break: The search for the lost SS Rosecrans seaman

The Daily Astorian 19 Nov 2021
In the early 20th century, Capt. Lucian Field Johnson’s reputation preceded him. A U.S ... A man on a mission ... Smith or J ... “For me, this was kind of a search for lost seamen.”. The 16 men he was able to fully identify included messman Angus MacDonald, electrician John Milton Elletson, third assistant engineer Norman Fife and chief engineer Richard M ... ....
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Six in leisure boat drug case denied bail |17 November 2021

Nation 17 Nov 2021
‘The seriousness of the offence appears to be unprecedented’ ... CJ Govinden noted that the prosecution has presented to court enough evidence as to why they should not be granted bail, and the various points raised ... Two of the accused are also able seamen, which prosecution also said could pose a risk, if they were to abscond and evade justice ... ....
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Who Knew?

Salt Lake City Weekly 17 Nov 2021
click to enlarge. Who Knew?. When David Saunders, 98, died of COVID-19 in late August, his family donated his body to Med Ed Labs for medical and science research ... Least Competent Criminals ... 7 ... The Connecticut was able to make it to Guam under its own power, and the Navy said its nuclear reactor was unharmed, but 11 seamen suffered minor injuries ... Woof!.
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Of what use is a magna carta if it's not for the intended beneficiary?

The Manila Times 05 Nov 2021
The guy, who I can only vaguely recall now, was supposed to speak on behalf of all Filipino seamen. I did write the draft of a piece on the matter, but somehow it got swamped by newer developments so that I was never able to do as requested by the group ... of Filipino seamen.
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They’ve been stuck for months on cargo ships now floating off Southern California. They’re desperate

The Los Angeles Times 17 Oct 2021
Only vaccinated American seamen can visit the Seafarers Center now ... Buendia was one of the few seamen that day who was able to look on the bright side of being confined to his vessel ... “I don’t mind not being able to leave the ship,” he said ... Once vaccinated, the workers may be able ...
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Leading in Crisis: The expedition of Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)

Business Day Online 21 Sep 2021
In late 1914 the ship arrived on remote South Georgia Island, where local seamen advised Shackleton to postpone the expedition because of ice that could trap the ship ... Eventually on August 30, 1916 Shackleton was able to rescue the remaining twenty-two men ... First, in crisis leaders must be able to identify and set the right priorities.
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In One Ear: William Murray's tale

The Daily Astorian 19 Aug 2021
"The wreck of the Haddingtonshire was sold in San Francisco last Saturday for $80 (now about $2,200)," The Daily Morning Astorian reported on Aug. 25, 1885 ... The vessel left Astoria July 4, with a full cargo and 21 aboard, heading for San Francisco ... The carpenter and two able seamen were washed out to sea before the ship could be righted ... All Capt ... ....
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Job corps partners with Coast Guard

The St Helens Chronicle 28 Jul 2021
“As a component of the Job Corps’ Work-Based Learning program, it was started to provide students with valuable work experience as able-body seamen, qualified members of the engineering department or galley cooks onboard an operational vessel.”.
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More Peacetime Jobs are Needed to Sustain a War-Ready Merchant Marine

The Maritime Executive 07 Jul 2021
Based on data from the recent Maritime Workforce Working Group Report, there is an estimated 2,000 U.S ... Jobs and Wages ... New U.S ... Credentialed officers sometimes elect to sail below their rated credentials, and recent maritime graduates often take unlicensed billets, such as ABs (able seamen) and QMEDs (qualified members of the engineering department).
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WWII’s Operation Pedestal: Hell on the Sea

The American Spectator 02 Jul 2021
(I was exhausted after the final chapter, and I just read the book.) From the humble and able seamen, merchant sailors, and officers commanding the ships in harm’s way to the admirals moving the pieces on the big board while Prime Minister Winston Churchill fretted in the ...
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PH manning sector: Riding the waves of change

The Manila Times 24 Jun 2021
Mariners will only have to show their Seaman's Record Book (Srb) and Seafarers Identity Document (Sid) to be able to receive a vaccine. "Medical facilities of the Associated Marine Officers and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (Amosup) in Manila, Cebu, Iloilo, and Davao were ...
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Apology call over Chinese seamen World War Two deportations

BBC News 03 Jun 2021
The forcible repatriation of 2,000 Chinese merchant seamen after World War Two was "one of the most nakedly racist incidents ever taken by the British government", an MP has said ... "The merchant seamen kept this country supplied with food and fuel, they put their lives on the line and this is how they were repaid," she said.
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Seven of nine Greeks trapped on freighter for over a year returning on Thursday

Ekathimerini 29 Apr 2021
There are a total of 22 people on board the vessel. Six seamen and the technical inspector will be able to return, but two of the sailors — the captain and chief mate — and the 13 Filipinos making up the remainder of the crew will remain on board.
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Essential, invisible: COVID has 200,000 merchant sailors stuck at sea

Stars and Stripes 09 Apr 2021
No lessons from Captain Ahab, his 38 years of seafaring or those of his forebears — a line of "able-bodied seamen" dating to 1757 — prepared Mossman for what came next ... Mark Nestlehutt, the president and executive director of the Seamen's Church Institute, the largest welfare organization serving mariners and seafarers in North America.
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