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Old 28th June 2009, 10:10
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?Important Questions?

In the good old days when Shell had millions of ships, captains with real character/reputation and large crews, I remember when first joining any illustrious Shell Tanker my first few questions were:-
"Who is the old man and what's he like?"...."How long has he got in?"
"What's the chow like?"....
"What are the orders?"...
I would then have a look down the muster list to see if I recognised any names I had sailed with before. Funny how the results of those cursory investigations could set the tone for a trip.
Once those formalities were over it was then it was down to business and countdown to pay-off.
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