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Old 27th October 2009, 14:15
edgwick edgwick is offline  
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USSCo Australian fleet

Hi all,

I served on the Australian fleet in the mid 70's, Seaway King, Seaway Queen, Poolta ( I have a photo of her at Port Huon, somewhere in the archive), Pateena and Risdon, (my favorite).

4 years ago I met some engineers in the Maldives who sailed on Risdon after she was sold to Maldives National Shipping Co. We had a great night talking about shipping in those days. (It was a dry night being a Muslim country, but great food).

I feel my shipping days were the highlight of an engineering career, great shipmates and a mix of hard work and hard partying in port.

Bob Kluck
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