Ships Come First

Fuller, Helen
June 1943
New Republic;6/7/43, Vol. 108 Issue 23, p758
Focuses on the shipping industry in the U.S. Acceptance of "Japs-First" policy, which means that shipping requirement would double or triple; Ideas presented by Maritime Unions of the Congress of Industrial Organizations as to how American ship capacity can count most effectively against the Axis; Coordination of transportation, warehousing and loading, which is required for straightaway loading; Need for recruiting experienced former seamen for the scores of skilled jobs; Reports on practical difficulties faced during unloading and loading at foreign ports.


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