Publication coincides with the Year of the Convoys. A rare and graphic personal account of this infamously costly convoy. Captures the atmosphere of danger from the enemy and the elements.
Alfred Grossmith Mason joined the Merchant Navy in 1927 qualifying in 1931. He served through the Second World War and continued in the Service until 1976. Author died in 1992 His daughter Julie Grossmith Deltrice has edited this diary. She accompanied her Father on many foreign voyages. Now retired from her nursing career, she lives near Sunderland.