Mens quarters in ship Balclutha, built Glasgow 1886, now a museum ship in San Francisco.
This is how the crew lived in a British ship. And those that lived here as good as never moved aft, and had to adress one of those with parents with money to pay for an officer's-apprenticeship with "Sir&qu
The ship crews did for a long time lodge in the bow of the ship, and when the British moved into a deck-house, they kept the name: forecastle. This is the forecastle/deckhouse crowd of a Gustav Erikson sailing-ship in the thirties. All are very young, all either adventure-minded, or Finns who had to