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ANYONE SERVE ON HER,I WAS FIRST TRIP DECK BOY,NEARLY GAVE UP THE MERCH AFTER THAT(NO SHORE LEAVE FOR MONTHS)JOINED mv MAZATEC (FYFFES) AFTER THAT,IN AND OUT OF PORT,WOMEN,DRINK........FELT LIKE A SIX MONTH HOLIDAY.....CHRIST IM STARTING TO FEEL OLD LOL
 

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Wasn't on the Tidespring but I think we rassed you once or twice. I was on the Brambleleaf during the Falklands ... ended up doing 9 months on that trip. Moved to container boats when I got back (Pint) [=P] (Smoke) (Thumb)
 

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I did a home waters run on Tidespring in 77 as a watchkeeping fireman. Yup, hit a few bars .............but, man, I never saw so many burned out old guys on a crew before or since, lol.
Does anyone remember the "Major"? Story was that he had a military commission at one time, but was now an ordinary seaman. Had a hell of an upper-class accent. Like he said to one of our lady visitors in the crew bar....."You beautiful creachaa......would you dance with meh?"
Dave W
 
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