Originally Posted by clonguish
Once met never forgoten and to be correct it was Eddie Cantor not Al Jolson who was his hero sailed with John when he was 2/E Hardwicke in 72 when I was App/E, and if I remember correctly he could prove he was Sane ( if u knew him you know what I mean)
Thats right, he had Two certs. his 2nd Wife insisted on the second before they got wed (So he told me) Met her when he was Chief on the Banbury 1980 ish. lovely lady. When i was on the Hardwicke with him he used to get out of the Engine room from the bottom plates without using any ladders or stairs. What would Health and Safety say today.