Harold Coggins

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D Winsor
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Harold Coggins

Postby D Winsor » Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:48 am

Another Marine Engineer answers the telegraph for the final time.
Harold's son Peter followed in his father's footsteps becoming a Marine Engineer graduating from the Coast Guard College in 1976
http://thechronicleherald.ca/obituaries/1407053-coggins-harold-frederick
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Re: Harold Coggins

Postby Dougie 2-9 » Mon May 13, 2019 2:05 pm

My Dad and Harold were chums while they were growing up in the Greater Weymouth Area of Nova Scotiai the 20's and 30's. Fast forward to the mid-60's when Dad and Mom took our family to PEI for a summertime tenting vacation. While sailing to PEI on the ABEGWAIT-of-the-day Harold, who was Chief at the time, took Dad and I on a tour of the Engine Room. Even though I understood nothing of what I saw or heard the impression I was left with from that tour was, "THIS is where the action is!" I was not wrong.


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