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My daily routine

Admittedly no one has asked what my routine is at sea but I’ll tell you anyway.

0740 Wake up, brush teeth, get dressed and start the long commute to work. 347 more words

Merchant Navy

Port Said-Arsehole of the universe

We have arrived in Egypt, Port Said at the Suez canal, Marlboro country, the most corrupt country I have ever been too where every person demands cigarettes for doing the smallest of tasks, despite doing them in the most inefficient way. 314 more words

Merchant Navy

Dodgy internet

First of all I must apologise for the lack of posts. The internet has been down and for some reason my WordPress account went crazy. Its even deleted a post I wrote about teaching a Chinese guy some English. 232 more words

Merchant Navy

A fast-ish boat to China

We have arrived in China today! My trip here, and the few days we spent at sea weren’t as productive as i’d hoped… I got so immersed in the book I was reading at night that I chose sleeping in the afternoon over working… this is not a problem, its still early. 526 more words

Merchant Navy

Friday 16 April 1915 - We Lost 204

The Turkish torpedo-boat Dhair Hissar emerges from Smyrna, stops the British transport Manitou and orders the troops to abandon her. Two torpedoes are fired, but miss and the Turk is driven off and run ashore by British destroyers which have come up, the crew being captured.  317 more words

Royal Navy

Joining Instructions for BRNC!!

So I have just got back home and found that the RFA have posted me my joining instructions for BRNC starting 16th May 2015…it’s getting very real all of a sudden… 32 more words