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The Merchant Navy is a Supply Order in Kards - The WWII CCG.

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Hist THE MERCHANT NAVY

HMS Worcestershire converted to an Armed Merchant Cruiser, ca 1939-45.

The British Merchant Navy kept the United Kingdom and their Allies supplied with arms, ammunition, fuel, food and raw materials necessary to the nation and its fighting forces throughout WWII. Up to 185,000 men and women from many nations served in the British Merchant Navy during the war, these were seamen from the age of 14 up to their late 70s. The Merchant Navy Seamen suffered greater casualties and more hardship than almost every other branch of the armed services. A total of 47,176 men and women lost their lives or were wounded or captured in the services for the Merchant Navy during the war.

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