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SHOTOKU MARU n°73

SHOTOKU MARU n°73

In the swell off west coast of Ireland, 25 Sep 1996

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the irish come up with some bizarre names (Whaaa)
 

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never knew the Jappy Chappies worked that far from Japan!!!! used to see them in Fremantle for stores, fuel and bait for their longlines.

Jim.
 

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Remember laying 2-3 weeks in Los Palmos loading fish from a succession of Japanese trawlers in 1960 or thereabouts. They had a huge fleet fishing the west African coast.
I was on the Aden which had frozen lower holds which when fully loaded we took to Japan
 

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Wasn't Sho Taku Maru also the name of a japanese warship built at Aberdeen?
 

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