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Old 9th August 2019, 07:40
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Lest we forget.

May I pose a question please gentlemen?

Why should the event of today's date, 47 years ago, be of particular, sad significance to deck cadets serving their time with EDs twixt '52 and '61.
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Old 10th August 2019, 03:41
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Wages? I believe that EDs were paid more with no experience.
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Old 10th August 2019, 09:29
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Was it the date that you became fully integrated with Ocean Sweets?
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Old 10th August 2019, 16:18
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mv Obuasi. Cadet manned, no sailors, '52 ~ July '61. Sold '72 and wrecked a few months later.
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