CAPTAIN BLACK MARK by Theodore I. Armstrong

By Theodore I. Armstrong

"A actual tale instructed during the eyes of an Officer who
served 22 months aboard the LST. The send was
scheduled for a six months travel within the Mediterranean.
On Jan. seventh 1952 the send sailed right into a devastating
storm, and 6 hours later they have been wasting cargo
overboard.

In addition to the lack of shipment the send is plagued
with a navigator threatened with failure to hold out a
direct order; in Malta the LST hits water barges
and one British LCM; crewmen have been scuffling with in
Naples go back to the send the place one stabs the other;
the LST collides with the refueling tanker; two
crewmen combating aboard send and one threatens the
Exec; forty crewmen turn out struggling with at the major deck
and an obligation officials approximately falls overboard; ultimately the
ship is beached in Terceria with a wide gap in
bottom of the hull. because it that is not adequate, the
Captain & Exec deliver girl neighbors aboard the ship;
the workforce makes an attempt to sail with no the Captain and
Exec and prove crusing right into a strength three hurricane.

Captain Black Mark is the tale of most of these things.
As significant because it sounds, is it any ask yourself that the
captain develops irrational fixations that his superiors
were conscious of every little thing that was once occurring and
that it used to be this stuff fighting him from being
promoted.
"

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