Originally Posted by jimthehat
John,having read your post I have just looked up my discharge book and the three ships that I was on during my 4 years apprenticeship are all fully filled out including Vgs for the three ships,they were maplebank25/8/52--26/1/54
First years wages was £5.16.8
maybe they stopped filling out discharge books later on.
my old discharge book records me starting from Sunderland on the maiden voyage of the Yewbank but that is crossed out and Capt Mitchell has put Suva instead as I had been promoted to Act 3/O. However all the other apprenticship entries are recorded as served