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|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2003-12-01|