Barrie Jim Parker

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01/29/2008 - 16:02 In the 1950s and 1960s , Oil tankers were the ships to avoid ,or so I was told by older shipmates. `they forget to come home` and `shanghaid` were the bits of advice thrown in my direction. In spite of which I did elect to serve on 2 x Eagle Oil and 1 x Shell tanker. All of which were enjoyable experiences , and the accomodation and food were superior to most other ships , As for the long drags at sea .they were ideal for saving up a bit of money ready for the `eventual` return to the UK and a good long leave. Many happy memories All the best B Jim Parker San Fortunato - San Calisto - Hanetia

Sailor

Period Tanker Job Details Action
1958 San Fortunato able seaman
1961 to 1962 San Calisto (2) able seaman
1961 Hanetia able seaman
1962 Vibex able seaman