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Merchant marine -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records: Dale Gerry, 1976-1996

Identifier: MS 106_3_3_5_4
Scope and Contents Dale Gerry worked for Senator Cohen in his Bangor district office in the mid 1970s and then in the Senate office as Legislative Assistant handling issues related to defense. From 1994 to 1996, he served as Legislative Director for Cohen. Because of the longevity of his career, the scope of this subseries is broad. The overarching theme for armed services during this time period was defense reorganization, which encompassed changes in the strategic forces to respond to more diverse threats,...
Dates: 1976-1996

Charles “Dunk” Jordan, interviewed by Anne Pierter


NA1140 Charles “Dunk” Jordan, interviewed by Ann Pierter, November 29, 1977, for AY 125, fall 1977. Jordan talks about Veazie history; Aunt Hat; schools; community sliding and skating; town divisions; work and travel in Merchant Marine; Indians; gardens; home brew; Prohibition; Pig’s Ear; Doutyvilles. Text: 19 pp., brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na1140_t1202_01<02, mfc_na1140_t1203_01<02. (T 1202 - T 1203). Time: 3 hours.

Dates: 1977-1978

Robert Hiller, interviewed by Morgiana Halley


NA4294 Robert Hiller, interviewed by Morgiana Halley, December 14, 1989, aboard the S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA. Topics include: age going to sea; Pacific convoys; recreation aboard ship; cargo; mutiny and court martial of a ship's gun crew near New Guinea; anecdotes about shipmates; initiation of Greenhorns; race relations aboard ship; jinx and superstitions; kamikaze attacks. Audiofile: c752, 1 hr. Interview summary. Text: 2 pp.

Dates: 1989-1990