18th October 2007, 22:24
Came across this whilst looking at the MNC website - may be of some interest.
Engineers will note that all the engine gauges are at zero on the page concerning engineer cadets.
19th October 2007, 01:08
Quite a bit different to Brocklebanks where i was the only cadet on my first two voyages!!!
19th October 2007, 05:52
I found it interesting from a historical point of view, - bow ties, working shoes without protectors, and one housewife as recommended kit to go to sea with!!
15th December 2007, 21:45
Nice to see someone enjoyed the NZSC booklet, I was sent it following a linkup with the guy who does the http://www.rakaia.co.uk/ website.
Just for the record I joined today, ex R/O mostly foreign flag Wallemship / Spliethoff / Harrisons(Clyde) / occasional P&O.
15th December 2007, 23:44
f. c mayoh......head of electrical dept...... co author of the r/o bible......
marine radio manual..... danielson and mayoh
many r/o members will recall this book with affection............
i still have mine.