John Rex Winsor

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12/02/2006 - 04:53 excellent site,i started as deck app april 52, sailing first on the Goldmouth, Stonehouse and Carr, a s.african were the other apps, i stayed with Shell until 1964. Then worked ashore till 1968, going to Canada and working for BC ferries, and USMC over to Vietnam,back home i did 8 years with Sealink out of Dover. Returning to Canada 1976, i towed logs, worked for Dome Pete in the Arctic, then on West coast on log ships. Lastly i towed oil rigs thru the Magellan sts. Now im retired and live in Victoria British Columbia. I am so glad i started life afloat, taught me so much Anyway i,d welcome anyone to e,mail re old lives , shipmates etc, often wonder am i the only one left? All seems so long ago now. Bye John R Winsor
02/22/2006 - 03:50 hello. served aboard many shell tanks 1952 to 1964, now in victoria bc canada, currently magellan straits tow super for international oil exploration cos, still going strong at 81


Period Tanker Job Details Action
1952 to 1953 NEOCARDIA apprentice
1952 GOLDMOUTH (2) deck apprentice
1953 TOMOGERUS apprentice
1954 HEMIDONAX (1) apprentice
1955 to 1956 TECTARIUS apprentice
1955 CAPRINUS apprentice
1957 HAUSTRUM (1) 3rd mate
1957 to 1958 CAPERATA 3rd mate
1959 HELCION (2) 3rd mate
1959 to 1960 TECTUS (1) 2nd mate
1960 to 1961 RITA 2nd mate
1961 to 1962 GENA 2nd mate
1961 AXINA 2nd mate