A Story of Lourenco Marques in Wartime by Charles Francis Spence.
A Story of Lourenco Marques in Wartime by Charles Francis Spence (1907-1982): a diary account with photographs of Allied merchant seafarers assisted by the Spence family in neutral Mozambique (Portuguese colony) during the Second World War. A British businessman, & his family, assisting crews of Allied vessels lost in the Mozambique channel. Letters from the seamen and their families to the Spence family. Newspaper cuttings re ship losses in the area, especially the Nova Scotia carrying South African troops, 1969-2007. Photograph of Spence family and biography of C F Spence.