Originally Posted by cueball44
she most likely is haunted after loseing PETE BOULTEN in the manner we did, total Fxxx up,i woke him up when we got to the salvage job, still gets to me after all these years, happend in 74, anyway i was off the ship has soon as i had the chance, i can still see cadet thompson crying with his head resting on the bulkhead,they were mates! W.HAWKER.
Before Pete Bolton deid the first death on Statesman was in Durban alongside Sugar wharf and his name was Steve Russel who's father was a trawler skipper out of Hull and Ray was right the rope jumped off the big steel stern rubbing band and caught him and he hit the back of his head. -nice guy as was as Pete Bolly.