Her we are at Lulea fully discharged as the first winter ice forms 1965 - 66.
When we arrived there was just a hint of frazil ice, 3 days later when we left the tugs had to smash the ice up from around us.
What a handsome lad I was then ... still am from my side of the face anyway.
British Beech sailing from Lulea in 1966. The Old Man told the engineroom to put the Log down !!! Silly thing to do ..... I spent the next 3 hours down the engineroom bashing the now bent one out through the bottom and installing the new tube ... after I had found it in its wooden case ... bloody lo