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    vic mcclymont

    Re: Hello, not new here but moved from SN

    I gave SN many years ago, on numerous occasions after leaving the site I was bombarded with Malware.
    Gave up SN no probs since.
    Vic

    vic mcclymont Today, 09:53 AM Go to last post
    j.sabourn

    Re: Day worker

    Victoria nursing also is a vocation and thank God for it, as it is not for the squeamish. I have seen so called tough men pass out just watching a film

    j.sabourn Today, 07:48 AM Go to last post
    Kenneth Rose

    Re: Where were you on your 21st birthday (Second Ediition)

    buenos aries 1963 first trip junior eng on MV Great City 3 cylinder doxford 9 knots flat out with a tail wind two months out ten month to go happy

    Kenneth Rose Today, 06:05 AM Go to last post
    Victoria Moss

    Re: Hello, not new here but moved from SN

    #13 My advice stay here.

    Victoria Moss Today, 05:41 AM Go to last post
    Victoria Moss

    Re: Day worker

    #1 You must've had a good union. Only time I got breaks like that was when I worked at the repat hospital in Concord, Sydney. Mind you in those days it

    Victoria Moss Today, 05:39 AM Go to last post
    Victoria Moss

    Re: An open letter

    Thanks Rodney. Not the same as we had when we crossed. It consisted of a long pole across the swimming pool that was greased. We then had to try and cross

    Victoria Moss Today, 05:36 AM Go to last post
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    John Arton

    Quizzes

    Thread Starter: John Arton

    There is an abundance of quiz shows on t.v. but when I was at sea, apart from Saturday night movies we used to regularly hold quiz nights. On of the main

    Last Post By: john gill Yesterday, 02:18 PM Go to last post
    Des Taff Jenkins

    Cough From the Fires

    Thread Starter: Des Taff Jenkins

    When the fires raged through here the smoke was that thick one couldn't breath, and consequently I got a basward of a cough, that was in January, I couldn't

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    Dennis McGuckin

    Crossing the line.

    Thread Starter: Dennis McGuckin

    How many of us took part in 'crossing the line ceremonies'?
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    Harry Nicholson

    Capt Walter D Smith

    Thread Starter: Harry Nicholson

    I be interested to know if anyone can shine a light on this man - he sailed with Blue Funnel at least as a cadet. A friend who is researching this uncle

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    Roger Millard

    Day worker

    Thread Starter: Roger Millard

    Reading the posts today reminds me of the hours a Deckie on day work would perform, correct me if its wrong. This would be deep sea not coasting or rig

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    john gill

    Gotcha!

    Thread Starter: john gill

    A large brown envelope thudded onto my mat this morning- yes, the Watchfinder General has finally ran me to ground. Bit of a relief really, no more dreading

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