Ahoy,R58484956 said:I find it remarkable how some paintings look like photographs,apart from artists name that picture could be a photo.
Hello John I was in "Zent" 1952 if you have pic of her would you kindly let me have one, was'nt Manistee the same as Corralles, Tilapa and Tetela?john martin said:hi al
john rogers was right i did 3 trips on manistee in 59.boy oh boy she was old. ha hai have a photo i,ll have to fish it out.also on tilapa, sulaco,zent and turrialba.
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Hello John, Yes we were privileged weren't we? I was in Corrales 1959, 3 trips,one to the jewel of west Africa TIKO and the others to Port Antonio Jamaica, (on deck).not the best of anything- food -money or accomadation. Iwas also In Zent and Tetela- glutton for punishment, Peter (Thumb)John Rogers said:Peter, I made two trips on the S.S. Corrales in 1952,one was to the West Indies the other was to a dump called Tico, West Africa.
She was an old ship but built like a tank,I think her sister ships were the Bayano, and the Ariquani, I also made a couple of trips on them. Some of the old hands called them "Ocean Going Coal Mines" 24 fires back-to-back. John R