Ted Waugh

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01/30/2007 - 09:57 WELL I JOINED THE MACTRA IN KEIL ON THE MAIDED VOYAGEAS G1 SEAMAN SPENT SEVEN MONTH ON HER PAYED OF IN ROTTERDAM 2 OCT 1969. STRANGE SHIP NOT WHAT YOU WOULD CALL A HAPPY SHIP. DOOR WOULD STICK ON MY MATES GEOFF CABBIN. THE CHEIF MATE WAS A GEORDIE LIKE MY SELF . MET HIM AGAIN IN WHITLEY BAY AFTER THE MACTRA HAD A FIRE IN THE JANUARY 1970 JUST OFF SOUTH AFRICA WHEN SHE RIPPED HER DECK OPEN AFTER THE EXPLOSION IN THE NO5 TANK NEXT TO THE PUMP ROOM. WE DID ROTTERDAM TO KARGE ISLAND IN 29DAY WHICH WAS A RECORD AY THE TIME. I AM SORRY CAN NOT REMEMBER HOW WAS RADIO OFFICER, I NOW LIVE IN VICTORIA AUSTRALIA ALL THE BEST TED WAUGH

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Period Tanker Job Details Action
1967 to 1968 Aulica fireman
1967 Hima fireman
1968 to 1969 Naticina (2) grade 1 seaman
1969 Mactra (2) able seaman (grade 1)