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    Default Re: Able seaman

    Quote Originally Posted by Louis the fly View Post
    Bob nearly all of the skills and experience of AB's were lost many years ago. Rigging, slinging, working aloft, derrick and crane work / maintenance, canvas sewing making vent covers etc. General seamanship and comradeship gone.
    There is a big difference between AB's and people who just work on ships.
    Louis, Todays Able Seaman would not know were to start back in our day, I have met a few in the caradoc over the last few years i always remember one young guy telling me that no body dare sit in the bosuns chair in the mess room, Enough said Regards Terry.
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    Bit a wee off Topic but to say

    Hi Terry good to see you posting again mate, hope things are a wee bit better at home ! Stay Safe
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