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I am 86 years old, apprenticed to British Tanker Co from 1947 to 1950. left BTC in 1952, in 1953/54 2nd Mate various tramp ships.
1955 to 1984 working for Bowring Steamship Co/ Newgate Shipping.
Master's Certificate 1957.
Last voyage Master of m.s. Ocean Challenge in 1985 (Bermudan Flag) and then redundant when the ship was sold.