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by Leonard Nicol Published on 7th November 2019 09:57 PM
I joined the Baskerville back in 1961 and did three trips to Canada. I was a young A/B, had just turned 22 and had never been to Canada before. I was....
by Jim Procter Published on 6th November 2019 01:18 PM
MY TIME ON NORSE LINES “BETWA” continued After rejoining the ship in Swansea after some leave the ship was almost completely loaded for another...
by Jim Procter Published on 5th November 2019 01:31 PM
MY TIME ON NORSE LINES “BETWA” I would start by saying that this was all a very long time ago, my first sailing as a young boy so I apologise for...
by Anthony Bird Published on 31st October 2019 03:19 PM
I am not too sure of the vessel but it was blue star and the only one I sailed in I believe it was the Sydney Star. We took 12 passengers to...
by Craig Sanders Published on 21st October 2019 12:54 PM
Harry Morgan Sanders was born on July 10, 1923 in South Sheilds and joined the British Merchant Navy at age 17. He served on several convoys during...
by Doc Vernon Published on 14th October 2019 09:39 PM
Kenneth Contributer of this Story Early in 1942 I applied to join the Merchant Navy. 16years was the minimum age for deck hands and 16 for...
by Doc Vernon Published on 14th October 2019 09:29 PM
My mate and I had just ended our 8 days leave after a trip of 4 months to South Africa and New York in which we lost 13 ships. As we went into the...
by James Diamond Published on 2nd October 2019 07:44 AM
Hi, I left the sea life in 1968 having decided that I wanted a change and that was because all the old ships that I enjoyed working on were being...
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