By Theodore I. Armstrong
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
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 struggling with aboard send and one threatens the
Exec; forty crewmen prove combating 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 carry girl buddies aboard the ship;
the staff makes an attempt to sail with out the Captain and
Exec and prove crusing right into a strength three hurricane.
Captain Black Mark is the tale of a lot of these things.
As superb 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 was once these items combating him from being
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CAPTAIN BLACK MARK by Theodore I. Armstrong