Originally Posted by Peter Cheseldine
I sailed on both the Argyll and the Coral Venture. As apprentice for 6 months on the Argyll in1969 and as second engineer on the Venture in 1976. The Coral Venture was on a very light schedule in those days with the demand from Canaveral very low. It suited some of the regular serving officers onboard all of whom seemed to have good friends in the ports where we tended to wait. i.e. Norfolk and Jax
I recall the Argyll as a frequent caller to Hooker Chemical Vancouver.
While hospitalized in the DVA hospital there, I shared a room with a Barbadian seaman named Braithewaite (or similar name) off the Argyll.
That, by the way, was in summer of 1969.