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Published in [New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.,
  • Armed merchant ships.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsD593 .C3
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23418878M
LC Control Numbertmp96010012

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Armed Merchantmen on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Armed MerchantmenFormat: Paperback. The case against armed merchantmen. Timely reprints from the New York press. By. Abstract. 16 p Topics: World War, Naval operations--Submarine., Armed .   The details of its position are set forth in the memorandum on the treatment of armed merchantmen in neutral ports communicated to the American Government in October , the contents of which were likewise communicated to other neutral powers. He has now even gone so far as to postpone the war against armed enemy merchant vessels as. Full text of "German white book on armed merchantmen" See other formats 1 A 1 A: =^^= 4 1 - jj 1 ^^^= J> 1 o = "^"^ ~:: 8 = ^^^^^ -n 1 8 ^ — CJ —1 1 3 S German White Book on Armed Merchantmen LIBRARY THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA PRESENTED BY A. RUSSELL BUCHANAN .

has come to mean merchant ships equipped with guns, usually for defensive purposes, either by design or after the fact. In the days of sail, piracy and privateers, many merchantmen would be routinely armed, especially those engaging in long&#;. An armed merchantman is a merchant ship equipped with guns, usually for defensive purposes, either by design or after the fact. In the days of sail, piracy and privateers, many merchantmen would be routinely armed, especially those engaging in long distance and high value trade. In more modern times, auxiliary cruisers were used offensively as merchant raiders to disrupt trade chiefly during. If on surface the merchantmen were huge lumbering targets while the submarines were small with only the conning tower showing above the surface. If attacking submerged the submarine could torpedo a merchantmen from outside of effective range of a merchantmen's deck gun and be gone before the armed merchantman was ever able to fire. Editor’s note: Subsequent to the publication of this op-ed and the election of a new president in Ukraine, Yuriy Lutsenko was removed from office and criminal proceedings opened against him for.

Book/Printed Material The case against armed merchantmen. Timely reprints from the New York press. Cover title. Also available in digital form. Date: ; You might also like. Collection Ralph W. Christie papers, Chiefly Christie's official correspondence as a commander of submarines during World War II. Includes material relating to Christie. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Re-bound by library. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN: Seller Inventory # I'm in the middle of writing a book that includes descriptions of US merchantmen immediately prior to the US involvement in WWI. Just before the US declared war against Germany, President Wilson allowed merchantment to be armed against the increasing U-boat problem. MERCHANTMEN, ARMEDMERCHANTMEN, ARMED. Absence of international law at sea in the colonial and early national periods motivated American shipping interests to arm their vessels against piracy and privateering. Freedom of the seas was essential to the young republic's economic survival. Merchant ships like the Ranger, engaged in West Indian trade in , carried seven guns, plus muskets and .