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Chanquinola

My first ship,sailed on my 16th b'day out of Garston Dec/10/58.
Tiko/Fernando Po/Dakar for bunkers/Oslo/ Göteborg & Southampton.
Severn voyages all told ,paying off Aug/26/59 at Avonmouth. (Fly)
The skipper a chap named Purvess.
 

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Ian Haldane said:
DMA,
Is that Tiko in the middle?
Yes Ian thats Tiko. (Thumb)
'Chanquinola' at the time [58/59] carried a Lamptrimer name of 'Snowy Thompson'[ Garston area i think ]
he was very good at making things out of canvas ,carry/alls,duffle/bags & the like all with fancy rope work,i used to have a knife & spike he made with turks heads & other fancy rope work on the handle,sheath was leather with wire stitching,some tea leaf :mad: pinched them when i was hospitalized when on one of Harrisons.
 
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