United States Merchant Marine

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United States Merchant Marine

The fleet of private and government-owned, non-military ships operating in the United States. The Merchant Marine delivers cargo and passengers in peacetime. During times of war, it may be ordered to assist the U.S. Navy. Since 1988, mariners who served in wars have had access to veterans' benefits.
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His titles include Oranges (1967); The Pine Barrens (1968), about an unspoiled area of New Jersey; Encounters with the Archdruid (1972); The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (1973), about experimental aircraft; The Curve of Binding Energy (1974), about the atomic bomb; The Survival of the Bark Canoe (1975), about a contemporary craftsman; Coming into the Country (1977), a masterful study of Alaska; A Roomful of Hovings (1979); Giving Good Weight (1980); Basin and Range (1981); In Suspect Terrain (1983); La Place de la Concorde Suisse (1984); Rising from the Plains (1986); and Looking for a Ship (1990), the story of McPhee's voyage with the U.