The U-Boat Hunters cover

The U-Boat Hunters

James Brendan Connolly (1868-1957)

1. 01 - Navy Ships
2. 02 - Navy Men
3. 03 - Seeing Them Across
4. 04 - the U-boats Appear
5. 05 - Crossing the Channel
6. 06 - The Censors
7. 07 - One They Didn't Get
8. 08 - The Doctor Takes Charge
9. 09 - The 343 Stays up
10. 10 - The Cargo Boats
11. 11 - Flotilla Humor -- At Sea
12. 12 - Flotilla Humor -- Ashore
13. 13 - The Unquenchable Destroyer Boys
14. 14 - The Marines Have Landed
15. 15 - The Navy As A Career
16. 16 - The Sea Babies

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Summary

The author takes the listener on a tour of various ships used in WW1. He discusses the boats and the seamen who occupy them and their encounters with the German U-boats. It is a collection of short stories, each one complete, about them all. The author was also an Olympic athlete; winning a bronze, silver and gold medal in the Athens Olympics of 1896 and a silver in the Paris games of 1900.