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Mutiny on SS Dunboyne
Posted by Edwin Newman on June 3, 2013, 8:22 am
My father, Edwin Booth Newman, was a coxswain with the first WW2 AG crew to board a merchant ship, SS Dunboyne, but the ship had to return to port for repairs. My father told me in some detail of a mutiny by some of the merchant crew when it appeared that the ship was not seaworthy and that he and the rest of the gun crew were thrown in jail for a while after the ship returned. Have any veterans or their families heard other accounts of this incident?