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  • n. civilian naval fleet dedicated to the sea transport of goods and merchandise

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  • A favorite librarian, whose husband served in merchant navy, all through their married life.

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  • The young man, in preparation for their escape, had joined the merchant navy, in a position far below his level of education.

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  • The late John L Daly held himself out as an expert on the ocean because he was an officer in the merchant navy.

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  • At this point, running away to join the merchant navy is starting not to look like such a bad idea.

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  • Born in the English port of Southampton in 1927, Russell was attracted by the romance of the sea and attended Pangbourne Nautical College before joining the merchant navy at 17 as a junior crew member on a cargo ship bound for the Pacific.

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  • "It's one of the biggest (parades) I've ever been to," said Mr. Crewe, who served nine years with the merchant navy, starting in 1940 when the Royal Canadian Navy was engaged in the

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  • When Steve's 14-month term ended, he was persuaded by two men in a bar to join the merchant navy.

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  • Raised in the Saughton area of Edinburgh, Mr Connor spent his early years living on the poverty line before joining the merchant navy.

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  • Is it possble 4 me to join merchant navy now? pls guide me?

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  • Hi frndz, what is scope after mechanical engg. in merchant navy. salary, experience, all the things u know plz? name of the university and address which conducts mba in materials management?

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