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From Cabin Boy to Captain By Henry Greatorex
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This is the diary of Captain Henry F Greatorex, who went to sea at the age of twelve and became captain of his own ship at the age of forty one. From Cabin Boy to Captain is a facinating description... More > of life in the British merchant navy during the late 19th century and is full of amazing tales, such as; • Near death by drowning (several times) • Falling from the rigging (several times) • Attack by Chinese pirates • Ramming (and sinking) another merchant vessel • Close encounters with icebergs • Participating in the Australian goldrush • Preserving of a dead baby in rum • Death by chilli fume inhalation • Death from rabies • Raining fish< Less
Traveler's Letters from Archipelago to Zion By Michael J. Ratcliffe
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Twenty six travel experiences as a boy scout, merchant seaman, fell-walker, camper, bird-watcher and just plain tourist on four continents and a few islands.
Traveler's Letters from Archipelago to Zion By Michael J. Ratcliffe
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Twenty six travel experiences as a boy scout, merchant seaman, fell-walker, camper, bird-watcher and just plain tourist on four continents and a few islands.
Rum, Bum & Whacky By Chris Chapman
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What life is really like on board British Merchant Ships. Landlubbers will probably believe that the stories are a work of fiction, but every seaman will nod their heads knowingly and mutter, 'That... More > reminds me of...'< Less
Worse Things Happen at Sea By Ernie Crowther
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An account of the author's early life in Hull during the First World War and in the 1920s and also his experiences as a sea apprentice going round the world on tramp steamers owned by Smith's of... More > Cardiff< Less
Worse Things Happen at Sea By Ernie Crowther
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An account of the author's early life in Hull during the First World War and in the 1920s and also his experiences as a sea apprentice going round the world on tramp steamers owned by Smith's of... More > Cardiff< Less
The Boy from Ebbw Vale By Raymond Hicks
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I was born in Ebbw Vale in 1925. When its Steelworks closed in 1929 there was about 50% unemployment, lasting for seven years. Growing up in such an environment had a profound effect on me: I... More > developed a deep fear of being unemployed. My aim in writing these verses is to bring you some of the observations and thoughts I have experienced during my life, and to make you think about problems people faced in the past.< Less
The Boy from Ebbw Vale By Raymond Hicks
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I was born in Ebbw Vale in 1925. When its Steelworks closed in 1929 there was about 50% unemployment, lasting for seven years. Growing up in such an environment had a profound effect on me: I... More > developed a deep fear of being unemployed. My aim in writing these verses is to bring you some of the observations and thoughts I have experienced during my life, and to make you think about problems people faced in the past.< Less
The Poems of Apiaster By Michael J. Ratcliffe
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Nine collections of poetry: the first about seafaring divided into two sections 'White man's Grave' and 'Wider Seas' then poems about birds, Words and language, religion, history and legends, junk... More > mail, modern life, the environment et al.< Less
The Poems of Apiaster By Michael J. Ratcliffe
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Nine collections of poetry: the first about seafaring divided into two sections 'White man's Grave' and 'Wider Seas' then poems about birds, Words and language, religion, history and legends, junk... More > mail, modern life, the environment et al.< Less

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