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Old 15th January 2016, 15:52
Patrick Thomas Patrick Thomas is offline  
Organisation: Merchant Navy
Department: Hotels / Catering
Active: 1963 - 1985
Join Date: Jan 2016
Posts: 13
Originally Posted by Mariner44 View Post
I spent 2 years on the Sunwalker and Sunbrayton, 1968-1970 on the weekly run between Mackenzie, Guyana and Chagaramas, Trinidadian. Skippers were Hobbes, Roberts, McOnie and Pakri. It was a bit 'wild' but great fun and lucrative. During the 2 years there was growing 'nationalisation' as officer jobs had to be filled by Guyanese nationals - usually Demerera river pilots.
I sailed on t he Sunwalker in 65/66 and my brother sailed as chief steward not sure what year but Jerry Cranningburg was chief officer whe my brother was chief steward his name Neville Thomas I also sailed on Sunbrayton as 2nd steward in 68/69 captain name was Brown at that time
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