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    Just had contact from Gary Worton.
    Sailed together on the Pacific Reliance.
    This bit for Daze John.
    He fondly remembers my Tab nabs.
    Well he didn't actually say the word 'fondly' but I am sure he would have done with a little prompting.
    So I didn't kill all of the ones I sailed with John.

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    So once again this site brings you together with another old mate!
    Great Den hope that you two may talk about old times!
    Its a wonder he survived those Tab Nabs ! LOL
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    Thanks I think.

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    He actually did say he remembered my Tabnabs. Not sure for good or bad though.
    I'll take the good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dennis McGuckin View Post
    Thanks I think.

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    He actually did say he remembered my Tabnabs. Not sure for good or bad though.
    I'll take the good.

    To recall you by your tab nabs???????????????????????????
    Could have been worse, he might have wanted you to make him some
    Happy daze John in Oz.

    Life is too short to blend in.

    John Strange R737787
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    Sailed on the Reliance as senior cadet in 1954 and then again joined in New Westminster in November 56 to go home for 2nd mates. Captain P F Owens was master don't remember Chief Steward but she was always a very good feeder.

    Larry Larsen was the bosun and his arm was broken leaving Surrey Docks and I took over as bosun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colin Wood View Post
    r don't remember Chief Steward but she was always a very good feeder.

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    Hmmm! are we talking breast fed here Colin

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colin Wood View Post
    Sailed on the Reliance as senior cadet in 1954 and then again joined in New Westminster in November 56 to go home for 2nd mates. Captain P F Owens was master don't remember Chief Steward but she was always a very good feeder.

    Larry Larsen was the bosun and his arm was broken leaving Surrey Docks and I took over as bosun.
    Hi Larry. I was on her in 58.
    Qwens was still the master.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dennis McGuckin View Post
    Hi Larry. I was on her in 58.
    Qwens was still the master.
    Now Den, being the good honest guy you are I assume when you say you were on her in 58 you do mean the ship????????????????
    Happy daze John in Oz.

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    On ly at the Clowes or Cattlemarket Tavern

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    Quote Originally Posted by happy daze john in oz View Post
    Now Den, being the good honest guy you are I assume when you say you were on her in 58 you do mean the ship????????????????
    Always the ship John. Always the ship.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colin Wood View Post
    On ly at the Clowes or Cattlemarket Tavern
    Clews was on of the great seaman's bar.
    At least in my day it was.
    Nearly got myself killed in there once, as the 'ladies' husban's ship came in early.

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