He decided that he would give up and return to the merchant marine.
The 39 members of the merchant marine crew on board were taken captive in an act that Ford called “piracy.”
The maintenance of a merchant marine is of the utmost importance for national defense and the service of our commerce.
Such were the captains of our merchant marine about the middle of the last century.
I will recommend heavier reliance on competition in transportation and a new policy for our merchant marine.
A direct, uncompromising demand for a new American merchant marine.
Report of the select committee on the merchant marine, in Repts.
I am a sailor, not a constable—an officer of the merchant marine.
A little further along was the Rex, pride of the Italian merchant marine.
As for the American merchant marine, it was full of British seamen.