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merchant navy

, marine
the ships or crew engaged in a nation's commercial shipping
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Arthur, 79, was the founding member of the Dumfries group 11 years ago but it has since grown to 17 members comprising ex Merchant Navy personnel including captains, chief engineers and other officer roles.
- 3 September 2019 also marks Merchant Navy Day, honouring the significant role our Merchant Navy seafarers make to the UK
Provost Lorraine Cameron said:"We are an island nation and depend heavily on the Merchant Navy.
"In tribute to the commitment, bravery and self-sacrifice of our current and former seafarers, we are proud to raise the Red Ensign to support Merchant Navy Day.
Merchant Navy Day falls on 3 September each year, the anniversary of the sinking of the first British merchant vessel in the Second World War in 1939.
Provost Simpson said: "It is important we fly the flag for Merchant Navy Day to honour and commemorate the seafarers who faced the perils of both World Wars and played such a vital role in helping us emerge victorious from those conflicts.
Merchant Navy will enter quarantine in Ireland before travelling to Coolmore Australia.
Merchant Navy had joined O'Brien from Australia, where, in receipt of 12lb, he had narrowly gone under to Redkirk Warrior at Flemington in March.
which is a It's of ON a credit to the reputation o'Brien that Merchant Navy is shorter in the betting than his Aussie rival, who has the in-form Frankie Dettori on board.
Merchant Navy Day is the annual celebration of the British Merchant Navy, with the memorial service held for the 36,000 seafarers who died at sea in World War II.
MIDDLESBROUGH will show its support for the Merchant Navy by flying the Red Ensign high above the Town Hall in Centre Square on Saturday.
WAR memorials for members of the Merchant Navy who died in the First and Second World War will provide more information about those who lost their lives.

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