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    John Arton

    Ramping up

    Everyone is "ramping up" these days. NHS is ramping up testing, industry is ramping up production of ppe gear, ventilators etc.
    But

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    j.sabourn

    Re: Just gossip

    #24... the only rough estimate I could make was that with a crew of about 40 then about 8 ton a day would be acceptable. Crews did not waste water like

    j.sabourn Today, 09:25 AM Go to last post
    j.sabourn

    Re: I've been around the world

    #3. I was in the Bombay seamans club one time cannot at moment remember the year, think have mentioned before , Captain Carlson of flying enterprise fame

    j.sabourn Today, 08:31 AM Go to last post
    j.sabourn

    Re: I've been around the world

    I worked for Chowgule of Marmagoa , on the Maratha Endeavour and Maratha Envoy , both ships on over a year. The owner himself Chowgule lived in Switzerland

    j.sabourn Today, 08:12 AM Go to last post
    j.sabourn

    Re: Drydock=Hospital

    A red light outside a Japanese bar was not a knocking shop as some thought , but a sign to say it was Japanese only. I only frequented once as the guest

    j.sabourn Today, 08:02 AM Go to last post
    Ivan Cloherty

    Re: I've been around the world

    Look on the bright side re Karachi, you guys only visited, I lived there for nearly four years in the early 1970's as Marine Supt and General manager

    Ivan Cloherty Today, 07:58 AM Go to last post
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    John Arton

    Ramping up

    Thread Starter: John Arton

    Everyone is "ramping up" these days. NHS is ramping up testing, industry is ramping up production of ppe gear, ventilators etc.
    But

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    John Arton

    I've been around the world

    Thread Starter: John Arton

    In 41 years sailing I managed to visit ports in North and south America, central America, south Africa, Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, north Africa,

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    Captain Kong

    The GEORGIC, LAST OF THE WHITE STAR LINERS .

    Thread Starter: Captain Kong

    Here is a story of a Voyage tat doesn't happen anymore.I posted it two years ago so put it on again.

    It will make a change from reading

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    j.sabourn

    Kathleen O”Meara”s Poem 1869

    Thread Starter: j.sabourn

    And People Stayed Home.

    And people stayed home
    And read books and listened
    And rested and exercised
    And made art and played

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    Robert George Young

    Ethel Everard 1951

    Thread Starter: Robert George Young

    Dads next ship just after I was born was Ethel Everard.
    On the Voyage record card it shows Partington, Gefle, Umea, Ellesmere Port

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    Graham Payne

    Drydock=Hospital

    Thread Starter: Graham Payne

    My wife received the dreaded government letter, 12 weeks lockdown for both of us.
    It had a helpline number to call if you could not get anyone

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