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Old 26th August 2012, 17:23
Foca Foca is offline  
Organisation: Merchant Navy
Department: Deck
Active: 1955 - 1997
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 94

Originally Posted by sparky1 View Post
I was r/o on cuthbert nov 71 to jan 73, joined in NY did 4 trips upto Iquitos, best trip I ever did, several scouse officers Yogi & red engineers (4th eng pictured on the cuthbert pic seen on google at sale but cant remember his name. but he did take well to the pet pig ' georgeV). Elec jim (remember him setting fire to his bunk) 2nd mate ex china service, several skippers last one a taffy, big bearded mate from devon area, ch stwd also scouser, ch eng geordie who marred a WI girl and lived in trinidat -never had so much shore time
"The last one a Taffy"..that's me Lloyd Hughes. I remember you and all those girl friends you had in Manaus!!!! The mate was called Martin he had a nasty motor bike accident later, which left him in a bad way.
Nice chap "Gentle Giant". Chief Steward was called Willy, otherwise known as "One Egg Willy"...2nd Mate Tom Morgan(The Welsh Yank) and on the last trip I did I think the Third Mate was an Egyptian guy called Nadir.
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