Originally Posted by john blythe
I worked a few coaster's in my time. They were like roller coasters, out in the North sea in winter. But at the end of the day they had to have a hot meal. You can not get away with salad in February.
I sailed on trawlers, coasters and deep sea, I take my hat off to the cooks, stewards and peggies who delivered hot meals to various parts of the vessel in all kinds of atrocious weather from North Sea blow-hards to Atlantic hurricanes and Pacific typhoons. Having been at sea during shore rationing period, the food regardless of how it was cooked was an eye opener, Sunday dinner every day and Christmas dinner once a week ……………….memories