Tramp to Queen by John Captain Treasure Jones
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Tramp to Queen
By John Captain Treasure Jones

Tramp to Queen

The Autobiography of Captain John Treasure

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Edited by R. J. Tennant See other recent books by R. J. Tennant
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Tramp to Queen by John Captain Treasure Jones

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Born and raised on a small farm in Pembrokeshire, Wales, John Treasure Jones went to sea when he was 15. For the first four years at sea, he was indentured as an apprentice, surviving the oceans in a small tramp steamer. Slowly however, he worked his way up to become Captain of the most famous ocean liner afloat, Cunard's RMS Queen Mary. During the Second World War, as a Commander in the RNR, he was torpedoed in the Atlantic and mentioned twice in despatches. In the post-war years, he mixed with film stars and royalty, commanding several of the famous Cunard liners, such as the Saxonia, Mauretania and Queen Elizabeth. In 1967, he took his final command Queen Mary on her last voyage - a 12,000 mile trip from Southampton to her retirement home in Long Beach, California. Captain Treasure Jones died in 1993, but his manuscript was recently found and has been edited by his son-in-law to be reproduced here for the first time.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780752446257
ISBN-10: 0752446258
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Tempus Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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