Am I the only one left?
In The Summer of 1957 I signed on with Coppack Bros coaster at the age of 15 as cabin boy (to make the tea) for the experience, sailing from Connah’s Quay.
I think the name of the coaster was the Bolham taking scrap steel from John Summers (Shotton) steel works up to...
From Gran's journal: During dinner 4 long boats with canvas covers tied up near us filled with (2 each) boys and girls Scout age. They all are in uniform and have life jackets on. They are fun to watch but now 9:45 seem to be fairly quiet.