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Coxswain in the northern convoys

by S. A. Kerslake

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Published by W. Kimber in London .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Kerslake, S. A.,
    • Great Britain. Royal Naval Patrol Service -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British.,
    • Naval convoys -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • Sailors -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementS.A. Kerslake ; foreword by B.B. Schofield.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD771 .K47 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2961344M
      ISBN 100718305086
      LC Control Number84205513

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      The coxswain (/ ˈ k ɒ k s ən / KOK-sən) is the person in charge of a boat, particularly its navigation and etymology of the word gives a literal meaning of "boat servant" since it comes from cock, a cockboat or other small vessel kept aboard a ship, and swain, an Old English term derived from the Old Norse sveinn meaning boy or g: northern convoys. Books Swallows and Amazons series. Follow/Fav We all must do our part. By: ssaxby. A fictional account based on the work of Arthur Ransome with pieces drawn from "Coxswain in the Northern Convoys" the memoirs of Coxswain Sidney A. Kerslane R.N.R., "Naval life and Customs" by Lt-Cmdr. John Irving R.N. and other historical sources.

      prepare your coxswain for races in the fall and spring. The levels go in order, but you should skip right to the chapter on racing as your crew approaches its first big race. Come back to the Three Levels after you have readied your coxswain to race. I should reiterate that this book is not a coxswain manual. Please do not hand it to yourMissing: northern convoys. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. Over pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied efforts to counter the U-boat threat.


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Coxswain in the northern convoys by S. A. Kerslake Download PDF EPUB FB2

COXSWAIN SIDNEY A KERSLAKE Royal Naval Reserve. from his book "COXSWAIN IN THE NORTHERN CONVOYS", published by William Kimber, Links to Main World War 2 Pages.

One of the most interesting and certainly well-written was "Coxswain in the Northern Convoys". Not about admirals and captains, strategy and battles, but an exciting account by an ex-fisherman of his experiences off Norway inwith three of the best-known Russian Convoys - PQ17, PQ18 and JW51B/Battle of the Barents Sea, and finally in coastal forces.

For the background of these contingents see Unsung Sailors: Naval Armed Guards in World War II by Justin Gleichauf. See also Coxswain in the Northern Convoys by S. Kerlake who served on the trawler Northern Gem Coxswain in the northern convoys book PQ17 and other Arctic convoys, and P.Q.

17 by Godfrey Winn, an 'embedded' journalist on one of the escorts/5(15). A thorough guide to being a coxswain - information from racks to racing. The coxswain's seat is the command center of a rowing shell.

The coxswain is the eyes, ears, brain and voice of the crew at all times. This book offers an in-depth knowledge to everything a coxswain needs to know from novice to experienced racer/5.

Books with info about the arctic convoys There are a lot of books written about the convoys to Murmansk and Archangel. They are mostly about the famous PQ17 convoy, the biggest arctic convoy disaster in July Coxswain in the Northern Convoys (English) Kerslake, Sidney A.

National and international workbook and study guide, based on the Uniform Shipping Laws Code of Australia, to the Coxswain Certificate of Competency. Includes a syllabus of the course and general information about the examination. At about the same time the Northern Gem was acting as an escort and rescue vessel on an outward bound convoy.

It was the practice at this stage of the war for the escorts to stay with their convoy of merchant ships until the halfway stage was reached, including convoys leaving America, Halifax or St John's Newfoundland, and bound for England.

CONVOY. Drama in Arctic Waters: This was the first book I bought because of the reference to Sharpshooter. It gives an excellent review of the Russian Convoys. Richard Woodman: Arctic Convoys.

Basic Coxswain Studyguide Courtesy of Jake Stroud Disclaimer: Any study guide may have incorrect information, as everyone is human including the BMs who've written the study so I encourage you to hit the books first and use the study guides as a companion “The coxswain is the direct representative of the File Size: KB.

If you hold a Coxswain certificate, issued by a state or the Northern Territory, we will give you a Coxswain grade 1 near coastal certificate of competency. If your Coxswain certificate is restricted to outboard propulsion power, your Coxswain grade 1 certificate of competency will be restricted to less than kilowatts inboard propulsion.

The Arctic convoys of World War II were oceangoing convoys which sailed from the United Kingdom, Iceland, and North America to northern ports in the Soviet Union – primarily Arkhangelsk (Archangel) and Murmansk in Russia. There were 78 convoys between August and Maysailing via several seas of the Atlantic and Arctic oceans, with two gaps with no sailings between July and Location: Norwegian Sea and Arctic Ocean.

Coxswain in the Northern Convoys - excerpts from a book by Sid Kerslake, a crewmember on the armed trawler Northern Gem. Includes chapters on PQ17, the aftermath in Russia and the return journey. Convoys to Russia - with the returning convoys, in chronological order.

Arctic Convoys of WW II - Wikipedia article. Convoy PQ 17 | Another one on Convoy PQ Convoy - Lists the ships in JW 62 and a few other Arctic convoys, including the escorts. Naval Armed Guard Service - Convoys to Northern Russia.

There are numerous accounts of bored Allied sailors shooting russets at one another's vessels. A merchant sailor named Sid Kerslake, who perhaps held Author: William Gurstelle.

Alistair Maclean was on to a winner with his first novel HMS Ulysses portraying the plight of British Navy in the harsh winter conditions during Arctic Convoys which were under constant danger of German U Boats and Warships.

Maclean's writing is so engrossing that you feel that you are there with the crew/5. Coxswain in the northern convoys. Home. Our collections. Books Coxswain in the northern convoys. description Object description. Includes index. Show more. Object details Category Books Related period Second World War (content), Second World War (content) Creator KERSLAKE, S.A.

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The author was a professional trawlerman before the war fishing in the same Artic seas that he would later traverse in war. He became the Coxswain, the non-commissioned officer responsible for all seaman crew (non-engineering room staff) on the Northern Gem at the age of At action stations the Coxswain steered the ship.5/5(6).

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Sacrifice for Stalin: The Cost and Value of the Arctic Convoys Re-assessed Davi. $ Coxswain in the Northern Convoys by S.A. Kerslake. FIRST EDITION. Hard cover. William Kimber, pages. Photographs. Near fine book in fine dust jacket. Great Seller Rating: % positive. For example for a Coxswain (Grade 2 NC) instead of sixty (60) days of sea service this can be reduced to seven (7) days of sea service (recreational and/or commercial) with a completed task book.

For a Coxswain (Grade I NC) Certificate instead of two hundred and forty () days of sea service this can be reduced to thirty (30) days sea service Missing: northern convoys.For the background of these contingents see Unsung Sailors: Naval Armed Guards in World War II by Justin Gleichauf.

See also Coxswain in the Northern Convoys by S. Kerlake who served on the trawler Northern Gem on PQ17 and other Arctic convoys, and P.Q. 17 by Godfrey Winn, an 'embedded' journalist on one of the escorts/5(12).Convoy O.N. and its escorts bore witness to these facts.4 Ottawa belonged to the Canadian convoy escort group C4, and since this recollection is written from the viewpoint of a sailor in one of the escorting destroyers, it will be useful to know what was the composition of C4.

The Senior Officer (SOE) was Lieutenant Commander.