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Old 14th December 2006, 12:39
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JoK, a WAP is a Woman Assistant Purser. All passenger ships carried them but their titles varied from company to company. They were Purserettes, for example, in some companies but I can't remember offhand if it was Union Castle or Shaw Savill.
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