Benefits to Merchant Seamen. hearings before the United States House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Seventy-Ninth Congress, first session, on Nov. 29, 30, Dec. 4, 5, 1945. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Considers (79) H.R. 2346, (79) H.R. 2180, (79) H.R. 2449, (79) H.R. 3500.

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You need a seaman’s discharge book if you’re a British seafarer, or are working on a UK-registered ship or yacht. It costs £55 to apply for a British seaman’s card and £55 to apply for a.

Legislation was introduced to either provide benefits to merchant 11 seamen comparable to those of the GI Bill, or expand the benefits merchant seamen were receiving at that time. InH.R. would have provided benefits to merchant seamen comparable to those of other World War II veterans.

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Inlegal action won former merchant mariners Veterans Administration benefits. But many contend that it is a correctable affront that though the civilian sailors performed with valor and.

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The Seafarers International Union, Atlantic, Gulf, Lakes and Inland Waters, AFL-CIO, represents professional United States merchant mariners sailing aboard U.S.-flag vessels in the deep sea, Great Lakes and inland trades.

The seamen were then issued with a seaman's or master's ticket, each with their own unique number. This index became known as the First Register of Merchant Seamen.

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It is not intended to be the primary document for purposes of personal identification and border control clearance. How. U.S.

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Search 2: merchant seamen This is a search in record series BTBTBTBT and BTa set of records known as the Fifth Register of Seamen, also referred to as the Central Register of Seamen. World War II Era Merchant Marine Seamen. Certain Merchant Marine seamen who served in World War II may qualify for Veterans benefits.

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Details contained within the records can vary, but can include name, age, place of birth, physical description, ship names and dates of voyages. Overview. In this Section This section contains the following topics: Topic Topic Name See Page 36 General Information on Veteran Status Based on Merchant Marine Service 2-F-2 37 Information Required for a Claim 2-F-5 38 Merchant Marine Service Record Requests 2-F-8 39 Service Treatment Records (STRs) for Merchant Marine Service Under the Jurisdiction of the.

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The discharge book for merchant seamen, or more formally the ‘Continuous Certificate of Discharge’, was introduced in It is dark blue, with 26 pages, slightly larger than a modern passport, with a rectangular slot in the front cover, which allows you to read the seaman’s surname.

Each book has a unique identifyingFile Size: KB. The merchant seaman is a professional. Beyond a profession, it is your way of life.

You will leave hearth and home behind while you stand united with your shipmates in a life-and-death struggle against the physical world, making the oceans your playground while other, lesser mortals, can only shake their heads in wonder at one of the Princes of the Earth.

Merchant seaman definition is - a sailor who works on a ship involved in trading goods: a member of the merchant marine. The Seafarers International Union takes pride in a long and storied history of championing the rights of seamen and mariners, but there’s no simple answer as to when that history began.

While the SIU was formally chartered on Octoits origins trace back even further to the International Seamen’s Union (ISU) and the Sailors. 22 Uniform Benefits Package 23 New Jersey Veterans Memorial Homes 24 Death, Burial and Related Benefits In this book we use DD, Discharge Papers and Separation Papers interchangeably.

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Request an accessible format Author: Maritime And Coastguard Agency. The Merchant Marine Were the Unsung Heroes of World War II These daring seamen kept the Allied troops armed and fed while at the mercy of German U-boats Merchant Mariners aboard a training ship.

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Merchant mariners going to sea for the first time need to know as much about their new job, their ship, the sea, and the Merchant Marine as they by: 1.Merchant Mariners who are eligible for all VA benefits under Public Law Merchant Mariners who are eligible for burial benefits only under Public Law The Z number was a number assigned to Merchant Marine seamen that is comparable to a service number.

Z or Book (Bk) number.

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