Older Ships

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Older Ships

Postby JK » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:26 am

Merlyn sent me this great photo of his beginning in the industry. Look at that beautiful paddle wheeler in the front berth!



From Merlyn:
"When I started out era, the ship in the corner was the old up and downer, the start of it all for me.
Also our firms paddlers.
All gone sadly."
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Re: Older Ships

Postby JK » Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:08 am

Here's a dandy photo. Notice the man on the ladder, sans any PPE, soogieing or painting the accommodations block. There are mats drying on the aft boom.

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Re: Older Ships

Postby Merlyn » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:58 am

Three islander jobby
Remembering The Good Old days, when Chiefs stood watches and all Torque settings were F.T.


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