Book Review: ‘From War to Peace: The conversion of naval vessels after two World Wars’ by N. Robbins

By Duncan Connors, published February 2023


As a young man this reviewer lived in Pennsylvania in the eastern United States and canoeing was his hobby. As time went on the rivers of Appalachia became familiar and so he searched farther afield for new adventures. One such location was Mallows Bay on the banks of the Potomac River in Maryland opposite the Quantico Marine training ground and was picked for a very specific reason: to view a sunken and overgrown fleet of surplus merchant vessels left over from the First World War…

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