Reading Captain Robert Fullarton’s article ‘Stone the Crows’ in the April 2014 issue of Sea Breezes, I really had to laugh as it might have been me he was writing about. I also was an apprentice with HH and can confirm all described as true!
As regards the Health & Safety aspect of our work, please see the attached photo of myself furthest from the camera and my mate Brendan ‘Paddy’ Ginley working over the side while loading sugar at La Romano, Dominican Republic circa 1952/3.
CAPTAIN PETER A LAURIE
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