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    Hiya Mike as a 16 year old pantry boy and A/S in the 1950's I remember the scene very well. On the Kiwi coast we used go down and clean 'em out ready for the return voyage .
    R 627168 On all the Seas of all the World
    There passes to and fro
    Where the Ghostly Iceberg Travels
    Or the spicy trade winds blow
    A gaudy piece of bunting,a royal ruddy rag
    The blossom of the Ocean Lanes
    Great Britains Merchant Flag

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    Neil many things in that picture is not allowed in todays health and safety rules from the holdsmen to dockers landing cargo and we did it every day a well oiled team on deck and not well oiled {pi..ed} but teamwork every one doing their job? jp
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    Nice picture, memories indeed, can you name what you see ?

    I'll start with the obvious

    Clarke Chapman winches

    King Beams

    Lots of others to get your teeth into

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    Hatch slabs and dunnage.

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    Real tarps, derrick preventers, kt
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    As John Points out a present day safety nightmare, but a great picture of how it was.
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    Just add the rattling of the winches, yells from the wharfies and the smells of cargo. Ahhhhh!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Quartermaine View Post
    Just add the rattling of the winches, yells from the wharfies and the smells of cargo. Ahhhhh!
    Richard
    No rattling from those winches Richard, they're electric!

    Still a lot to be spotted

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    derrick crutches, topping lift blocks, derricks swung outboard, so loading or discharging by crane, kt
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