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Old 15th February 2013, 08:22
david freeman david freeman is offline  
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The Taile whaller

That banging or ringing of the blank flange by the tailwaller in the boiler room, or by the tail end to call the next india crew mebers to the engineroom watch. Any of you wags out there dare ring this instrument when the tailwhallers not watching??? I was frieghtened being a mere engineer???
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Old 15th February 2013, 22:44
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No did not dare to touch it.
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Old 24th March 2013, 12:02
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Indian crew very impressed when we replaced there system with brass anchor bell removed from MV Defender.
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