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Hospital Ships of World War II

An Illustrated Reference to 39 United States Military Vessels

by Emory A. Massman

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by McFarland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Reference / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages509
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9413307M
    ISBN 100786432551
    ISBN 109780786432554


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Most notably, the evacuation ships took part in returning troops at the end of the World War II. USS Tryon (APH-1) USS Pinkney (APH-2) USS Rixey (APH-3) USS Haven (APH) USS Tranquillity (APH). Too Close for Comfort briefly tells the wartime history of the only hospital ship hit by a kamikaze plane and includes several personal accounts of the devastation caused by the attack.

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The Athenian Navy had a vessel named the Therapia – which in Greek means to treat medically – and the Roman Navy had a ship named after the Roman god of medicine, names have led historians to deduce they were likely hospital ships.

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of local & university libraries, and for purchase from online used-book dealers. Alphabetical by authorCompiled by Diane Burke Fessler Abbreviations: ANC=Army Nurse. Number on active duty on 7 Dec was: The number of officers and enlisted personnel that served in the Navy during World War II.

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Army hospital ships than U.S. Navy hospital ships during WWII. It’s true. Emory Massman’s book, Hospital Ships of World War II, is a terrific reference with many illustrations and histories.

Simply put, the army wanted to have their own ships, and by the end of the war five of them named to honor army nurses.

The limit of two hospital ships at a time remained in place until the Nine Years' War at century's end. In there were four hospital ships in service, rising to five in and six in In addition to their sailing crew, these seventeenth century hospital ships were staffed by a surgeon and four surgeon's mates.

Cruise Books of the United States Navy in World War II A Bibliography Dean L. Mawdsley, M.D. Naval Historical Center Department of the Navy Washington, D.C.

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The loss of the ‘Rohilla’ The first hospital ship to be lost during World War I was a victim of the elements. In a vicious storm in OctoberMrs Mary Kezziah Roberts was shipwrecked aboard the Rohilla at Saltwick Nab, off Whitby. Rohilla was an ocean liner, converted into a hospital ship, bound from Scotland for Dunkirk to pick up wounded men from the Flanders battlefields.

Navy ships keep running records of their activities on board, and many of these logs are sent to the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) to be archived as permanent records.

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The Naval Vessel Register (NVR)-- includes all US Navy ships and service craft The U.S. Naval Institute has overprints in the archive, half are ships, and at least half of those ships were from World War II. Anyone can purchase copies from the collection.

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Until these steamers had carried passengers across the Tasman for the Union Steam Ship Company, but as casualties mounted at Gallipoli, the government pressed them into service as hospital ships.