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Old 7th February 2010, 16:11
A.D. Colburn A.D. Colburn is offline  
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Zapata Marine Offshore, US

I don't know what made me think of it, but I worked on The Liberty Service, one of several @ 210' Offshore supply boats built for the planned New England offshore drilling @ 1978.

Captains were from other supply boat companies , like Euro-Pirates, Tidewater, Seahorse... Dutch Smeal, Curtis Miller. They were characters and very good boat handlers.

We worked in and out of Davisville, RI, Halifax, NS and St Johns, Newfoundland.
Great Gig! while it lasted.
When drilling was prohibited for the Georges Banks fisheries areas, the supply boats packed it in and headed to Europe (Tunisia) and were re-crewed.

Best Regards,
ADC
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