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    Red Lead Ted

    Re: wayne whitlock

    Wayne, Only reason I asked mate, She was an ageing old ship when I was in her 71/72 I am surprised to hear of you doing a run job aboard her in 1979.

    Red Lead Ted Today, 03:15 PM Go to last post
    Dave Williams

    Re: Mexico

    If your Dad was a Liverpool seaman I agree with Captain Kong, he would have most likely have sailed with "Hungry Harrisons",, their usual ports

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    john walker

    Re: Mexico

    Went to Rosarito and Mazatlan in Mexico a few times with Shell tankers in the early 70's . As all ready mentioned The country has many ports and an awful

    john walker Today, 01:13 PM Go to last post
    Tony Taylor

    Re: British & Commonwealth Shipping Company

    I wonder why the B&C lads were always complaining about not being paid on time (65 - 67) or underpaid etc. for such a wealthy (apparently) company.

    Tony Taylor Today, 12:48 PM Go to last post
    John Callon

    Re: Mexico

    Went to Mexico on Bibby Line Lancashire on charter to Japan Lines calling at Mazatlan and Gueymas. Went to Acapulco On Caronia.

    John Callon Today, 12:11 PM Go to last post
    Trevor Bodiam

    Re: Mexico

    Robert, Mexico is a big country and will have many ports. Cruising passenger ships in the 60's would often call at Acapulco, probably the most famous

    Trevor Bodiam Today, 11:57 AM Go to last post
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    Thread Starter: Kiwibarb

    I am hoping someone may be able to shed a little light on a couple of MN men please.
    They are both my Gt Uncles.
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    Robert George Young


    Thread Starter: Robert George Young

    Dad said he went to Mexico during his 23 years in the merchant navy.


    He was based in Liverpool
    He worked

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    Doc Vernon

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    William Coysh


    Thread Starter: William Coysh

    Anyone served on the Zealandic or tropic in the 70s?

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    I don't know if this is the correct place to ask this question. I will try anyway.

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    Keith at Tregenna

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