Disease in the Merchant Navy: A History of the Seamen's Hospital Society

1st Edition

Gordon Cook, Anna Pavlov

CRC Press
Published October 25, 2007
Reference - 632 Pages
ISBN 9781846192364 - CAT# K27765

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In this unique, highly detailed examination, Gordon C Cook explores disease in the merchant navy through the history of the Seamen's Hospital Society. From its foundation in 1812, until the present day, the Seamen's Hospital Society has been responsible for the physical welfare of merchant seamen and has headed many remarkable advances in medical science. This handsome volume is ideal for all those with an interest in the Seamen's Hospital Society, medical and naval historians, and general readers with an interest in maritime and naval history.


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