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    Tony Taylor

    Re: Just gossip

    Part of the daily routine on older tankers with midships and aft accommodation, was to check the midships fresh water tanks daily.
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    Bob Dunkley

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    Sounds like you enjoyed that trip Bill ,they must have had a clean sweep in the engine room by the sounds of it .to many drunkards on the west coast

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    john gill

    Re: I've been around the world

    John. You referred to the Straits
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    j.sabourn

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    Maybe the news reader misread and should be Rampant up. JS

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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.
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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

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