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    Hi all, thanks for letting me join.
    Now retired after 41 years.
    Started Off with Mobil Shipping Co. Then BP North Sea which became Gulf Offshore.
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    Welcome Mike
    After so long at Sea mate lets have some good Stories!
    Enjoy the site.
    Cheers

    Excuse the Pun! But after all that time possibly they could have nicknamed you the Mighty Quinn! LOL
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    Cheers Doc.
    I'll see what I can do!

    No, I was usually called something else!!!!!!!

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    Used to be a bosun named Marty Quinn sailing out of Liverpool. You related?
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    #4 John wasn’t there a boxer with a similar name from Liverpool or am I dreaming it. ? I sailed with a bosun whose nephew was that boxer but not sure if it was Quinn or not. JS
    Sorry just remembered it was Turpin , forget the query. JS.
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    I sailed with Martin Quinn , on CPRs Empress
    He was a Legend, a real hard case
    Brian

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    #5 not surprised at the confusion John, Dick Turpin used to wear a mask.
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    #6. Indeed Kong, I knew he was with CPR and had a bit of a reputation, he was on the England when I was a waiter. Didn't like to mention it in case he was our new member, whom he obviously isn't having viewed a subsequent post. Phew! I can unlock my front door now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by john gill View Post
    #5 not surprised at the confusion John, Dick Turpin used to wear a mask.
    If wearing a mask makes you a Dick Turpin then the world is full of them.
    Happy daze John in Oz.

    Life is too short to blend in.

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