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Navy Life in the Twentieth Century Roy D Jones

Navy Life in the Twentieth Century

Roy D Jones

Published August 1st 2014
ISBN : 9781941421994
Paperback
72 pages
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In 1900 a servant to a well-to-do family in Waltham, Massachusetts enlisted in the United States Navy. For three years, the young sailor, Roy D. Jones, travelend the world, from Boston to China and back again. In this lost memoir/diary, JonesMoreIn 1900 a servant to a well-to-do family in Waltham, Massachusetts enlisted in the United States Navy. For three years, the young sailor, Roy D. Jones, travelend the world, from Boston to China and back again. In this lost memoir/diary, Jones recounts his first year at sea, telling hilarious, unfortunate, and fascinating tales from ports of call, from Tangiers to Barbados. Abrupt in its ending, and never completed, Jones diary is nonetheless an engrossing, unparalleled window into the rough and tumble United States Navy at the turn of the twentieth century.