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Old 24th January 2017, 11:15
Peter Cheseldine Peter Cheseldine is offline  
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Originally Posted by Samsette View Post
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.
I was on her then. July 69 til January 70 when I paid off in Vancouver.
I remember Braithwaite bu can't recall his hospitalisation. Argyll' regular ports were LongBeach, Tacoma, Bellingham and Vancouver. We drydocked December 69 in Portland and enjoyed some great local hospitality over Christmas.
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