Merchant marine -- United States
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.