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merchant marine:

see shippingshipping,
transportation of passengers and goods on waterways. From prehistoric times shipping has had a major influence on human social development. Water routes, unlike roads, did not need building, and the difficulties and dangers were less than those offered by mountains,
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Summary: A lifeboat used by Somali pirates holding a United States merchant marine captain captive drifted toward Somalia's lawless coast on Sunday, with U.S.
Today, American mariners are educated at seven maritime academies: The California Maritime Academy, Great Lakes Maritime Academy at Northwestern Michigan College, Maine Maritime Academy, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, State University of New York Maritime College, the Texas Maritime Academy of Texas A&M University at Galveston, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy (N.Y.).
Writing for an audience ranging from undergraduates at maritime schools to engineers preparing for the Environmental Protection Agency's refrigerant certification exam, Harbach (engineering, United States Merchant Marine Academy) presents a textbook on the theoretical and practical aspects of refrigeration and air- conditioning in the context of marine operations.
Blust, Chairman of the FMC, is a 1971 graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY, and received a Master of Business Administration degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, in 1979.
North Star will always carry the honor of having on its maiden crew the first Alaska Native woman graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Piney Point, Md.
Jacques Szaluta United States Merchant Marine Academy
United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point, New York 11024-1699
Her father is a captain in the United States merchant marine. The bridegroom is the son of Dr.
Military Service Academies: the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Military Academy and the United States Naval Academy.
from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, where he graduated with honors in 1978.
He served in the United States Merchant Marine during W.W.
United States Merchant Marine casualties of World War II, rev.ed.

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