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  1. Orcades The Heavy Gang

    Orcades The Heavy Gang

    The better sailors were given seaman like duties such as coming down from the top of the funnel on wooden stages soogeeing, and if the ship was not moving too much we did a bit of painting. Obviously a modern days Safety Officers nightmare!
  2. Orcades Working At Sea.

    Orcades Working At Sea.

    Coming down from the funnel 'soogeeing',there was no saftey officer in those days!!