The Last American Sailors

The Last American Sailors

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A sadistic captain puts his crew on edge. A young officer has a breakdown in a near-collision. A sailor jumps to the bottom of the sea. The Last American Sailors recounts one man's decade in a misunderstood industry--the merchant marine, a fleet with a glorious past and an uncertain future. If On the Road met The Perfect Storm, we would have The Last American Sailors, the definitive travelogue of a merchant seaman and an encompassing look into the mysterious world of merchant shipping.You just wear whatever is coma€” fortable in the climate. ... American merchant mariners are iconoclastic and it is reflected in their dress, as evidenced by the officer dressed in a formal khaki uniform while donning ... How much do you get paid?

Title:The Last American Sailors
Author:Michael Rawlins
Publisher:iUniverse - 2003-12-01


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