The American hospital ship Maine fund

reports, list of subscriptions, donations, etc. from October 27th 1899, to April 30th 1900

Publisher: [Mountain & Andrews] in London]

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  • Maine (Hospital-ship),
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    Pagination14, 55 pages :
    Number of Pages55
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Jennie, Lady Randolph Churchill, is best remembered today as the American mother of a legendary Englishman: Sir Winston Churchill. But in her lifetime she was a legend in her own right. When she and Randolph first met in she was nineteen, the beautiful, high-spirited daughter of flamboyant American speculator, Leonard by: 3. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived in New York Harbor on Monday morning to help the city’s healthcare system, which s overwhelmed by the rising number of coronavirus patients. ton vessel docked at Pier 90 at around 11 a.m. Its 1, beds are designated for patients with non-coronavirus issues. Media in category "Hospital ships of the United Kingdom" The following 32 files are in this category, out of 32 total. "Matron and Gordon" serving dinner Wellcome Ljpg 1, × 1,; KB. Georgeanna Woolsey was a young unmarried woman when the Civil War began. Shortly after the start of the war, the Woman’s Central Relief Association (a part of the U.S. Sanitary Commission) organized a volunteer nursing staff for the United States Army.

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The American hospital ship "Maine" fund: reports, list of subscriptions, donations, etc. from October 27thto April 30th Item Preview. The book, Report of the American Hospital Ship “Maine” preserved in a quarter navy blue morocco solander case with navy blue buchram boards.

Originally named, Swansea, the ship was built by William Gray & Company of West Hartlepool, England, and launched on 8 June The American hospital ship "Maine" fund: reports, list of subscriptions, donations, etc. from October 27thto April 30th Date [] Topic.

Hospital ships; Charities; Genre. Electronic books; Notes. Internet Archive BookReader The American hospital ship "Maine" fund: reports, list of subscriptions, donations, etc. from October 27thto April 30th This medallion, 44mm diameter, in silver, was struck to help finance the fitting out of the vessel that was otherwise financed by the American Ladies Hospital Ship Fund.

The Maine was originally the Atlantic Transport Line steamer Swansea, renamed in and lent to the British Government as a hospital ship for use in the Boer War and later off China during the Boxer Rebellion. She had raised a fund, captivated an American millionaire, obtained a ship, equipped it as a hospital with a full staff of nurses and every comfort', and he noted the coincidence that 'she received her The American hospital ship Maine fund book son as the very first casualty on board the hospital ship Maine'.

The ship now re-titled the A.H.S. (American Hospital Ship) Maine left England on 24 December arriving in Durban on 31 January Lady Churchill was on board, serving as a nursing aid.

The ship remained in Durban harbour for the next two months serving as a Base Hospital Ship. Out of Martin Bax's appalling vision of contemporary civilization in collapse sails The Hospital Ship. The British author's first novel is the account of an atomic-powered ark attempting to salvage a "remnant" from a world whose recent wars have resulted in the total loss of both social and individual stability/5.

hms maine; the navy's hospital ship. julyon board hms maine, lake timsah, ismalia, suez canal. the maine is the only ship of her kind in the mediterranean. she is 41 years old and has seen a bit of the world and something of the wars in her time. she is the royal navy's hospital ship.

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16 Ambulance Train HALL. Jennie chaired the American Ladies Hospital Ship Fund and American millionaire Bernard Nagel Baker, founder of the Atlantic Transport Company, lent his steam ship “Swansea” for use as a hospital ship, which was fitted out and re-named the “Maine”.

S.S. Maine American Ladies Hospital Ship Fundwhite metal medallion 14 members of the St. John Ambulance Brigade received the China Medal, for services in the American hospital ship Maine. The Maine was originally the Atlantic Transport Line steamer Swansea, renamed in and lent to the British Government as a hospital ship for use in.

Medal commemorating the hospital ship, SS 'Maine'. Obverse: The SS 'Maine' (starboard broadside view). Inscription, above and below: 'S. MAINE BERNARD N. BAKER ESQ '. Legend: 'LENT TO BRITISH GOVT. FOR USE IN TRANSVAAL WAR BY PRES. OF ATLANTIC TRANSPORT COY.' Reverse: A lifebelt superimposed on two crossed flags - Union Jack and Stars.

Buy online, view images and see past prices for Medallion: For The American Ladies Hospital Ship Fund SS Mainelent to British Government for use in Transvaal War, ccm, white metal (Ref: AM23/HE58).

Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Corwin, E.H.L. (Edward Henry Lewinski), American hospital. New York, The Commonwealth fund,   Canadian Women's Hospital Ship Fund WWI During WWI Women's groups all over the world held concerts, teas, bazaars and card parties to raise money for their Hospital Ship Fund.

Their names and amounts were often printed in the local newspapers, to encourage others to donate. Detailed information about the coin Medal, American ladies hospital ship S.S. Maine, ** Exonumia **, with pictures and collection and swap management: mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value and other numismatic data.

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maine bernard esq // Bid Live on Lot in the Orders, Decorations, Medals & Militaria Auction from Dix Noonan Webb. LONDON, Nov. -- The possibility of Lady Randolph Churchill accompanying the American hospital ship Maine to the Cape of Good Hope has aroused much interest here.

The Hospital Ship Rewa was sunk by a U boat off the Bristol Channel on the 4 January and four lives were lost. Hospital Ship Warilda The book The Roses of No Man's Land by Lyn MacDonald describes the sinking of the Hospital Ship Warilda that was torpedoed after leaving Le Havre on its passage to Southampton on 3 August at am.

GENEALOGY: BEYOND THE BMD Working, Playing, Living. a hospital ship to care for the war wounded. Jennie became chairman of the U.S.

Hospital Ship Fund and worked enthusiastically to raise what she recalled in her memoirs was $, (nearly $4. The fitting out of the hospital ship Maine was the most publicized pro-British effort by Americans.

This ship, described by The Nursing Record and Hospital World as “the most complete and comfortable hospital ship that has ever been constructed,” was a refurbished cattle boat donated on behalf of the Atlantic Transport Company by Bernard N.

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Join thousands of satisfied visitors who discovered France Transport, Entreprise Transport and Transports and domain may be for sale. To the Editor The New York Times: Allow me to reply to two letters in to-day's TIMES on the contributions by American women to the hospital ship Maine.

USNS Mercy (T-AH) is the lead ship of her class of hospital ships in non-commissioned service with the United States sister ship is USNS Comfort (T-AH).She is the third US Navy ship to be named for the virtue accordance with the Geneva Conventions, Mercy and her crew do not carry any offensive weapons, though defensive weapons are down: 12 June (As SS Worth MA).[2 fund raising stamps / stickers?

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The ‘Maine’ completed three voyages from Dec. to Jan. Read More.