The U-boat Hunters

James Brendan CONNOLLY (1868 - 1957)

The author takes the listener on a tour of various ships used in WW1. He discusses the boats and the seamen who occupy them and their encounters with the German U-boats. It is a collection of short stories, each one complete, about them all. The author was also an Olympic athlete; winning a bronze, silver and gold medal in the Athens Olympics of 1896 and a silver in the Paris games of 1900.(Summary by wtomcho )

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, War & Military, Modern (20th C)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - NAVY SHIPS William Tomcho
00:13:32
Play 02 02 - NAVY MEN William Tomcho
00:13:44
Play 03 03 - SEEING THEM ACROSS William Tomcho
00:15:53
Play 04 04 - THE U-BOATS APPEAR William Tomcho
00:24:25
Play 05 05 - CROSSING THE CHANNEL William Tomcho
00:21:46
Play 06 06 - THE CENSORS William Tomcho
00:17:10
Play 07 07 - ONE THEY DIDN'T GET William Tomcho
00:17:59
Play 08 08 - THE DOCTOR TAKES CHARGE William Tomcho
00:21:37
Play 09 09 - THE 343 STAYS UP William Tomcho
00:16:58
Play 10 10 - THE CARGO BOATS William Tomcho
00:18:03
Play 11 11 - FLOTILLA HUMOR—AT SEA William Tomcho
00:16:47
Play 12 12 - FLOTILLA HUMOR—ASHORE William Tomcho
00:16:23
Play 13 13 - THE UNQUENCHABLE DESTROYER BOYS William Tomcho
00:21:20
Play 14 14 - THE MARINES HAVE LANDED William Tomcho
00:20:51
Play 15 15 - THE NAVY AS A CAREER William Tomcho
00:21:12
Play 16 16 - THE SEA BABIES William Tomcho
00:28:53