Late 1955, promoted Chief Petty Officer with two Petty Officers. Joined
Empire Orwell Jan 1956 in Southampton, rated JOS on 3rd trip, then
Cotopaxi, Corinthic (2 trips) rated SOS, took EDH course, then
Eden, Saxonia, Argosity, Port Sydney, Highland Chieftain, Langton
Grange, Wellington Star, Allurity, Esso Tynemouth,13months ashore, then
Argentina Star, Andria, Supremity, Rhodesia Star, Tintagel
Castle, Storrington, Minster,Pass of Dalveen, English Star, Corstar, Foreland (bosun).
Fell down hold, never went back to sea after recovery. Various jobs over
the years, docks, shipyards, ending up in road transport. Now happily retired
and unfortunately a widower.