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To mark Merchant Navy Day on 3 September 2016, the Red Ensign flag will fly over the headquarters of the Department for Transport.
At the event, Deputy Lieutenant George Mitchell will read out a message from the charity's president, HRH The Earl of Wessex, "to remember the sacrifices, salute the courage and support the future of the often unsung personnel of our Merchant Navy.
5 million people could be employed in the Merchant Navy, meaning many people are likely to find ancestors in these records.
Fellow Merchant Navy officer Aalam Peshimam, 31, said he was soaked in the blood of Mr Moharty as he battled to save his friend.
John Turner, from Rugeley, Staffordshire, who was just 14 when he went to sea with the Merchant Navy, said: "We haven't any war graves; 33,000merchant seamen lost their lives but their graves are at the bottom of the sea.
Well under half the officers in our Merchant Navy are British.
The War Museum (of which more later) could only enlarge the current Merchant Navy part of the "Battle of the Atlantic" gallery at the expense of other worthy exhibits, and the size of the advisory committee would make a single member's input virtually worthless.
He left home at the age of 15, went to Halifax, Nova Scotia and joined the Merchant Navy, then sailed the Atlantic for about a year and a half in convoy.
THE lives of thousands who perished while serving in the Merchant Navy were remembered in a moving ceremony.
LIVERPOOL'S lord mayor was among dignitaries leading the city's National Merchant Navy Day celebrations.
Unveiled today in an impressive ceremony at the Cutty Sark in London the series of six stamps are a tribute to the Merchant Navy and their assistance to the country during the Second World War delivering food, fuel and armaments under constant threat of danger.
Revealed today with an impressive ceremony at the Cutty Sark in London, the series of six stamps pay tribute to the Merchant Navy and its assistance to the country during WW2 delivering food, fuel and armaments under constant threat of danger.

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