Les Albrow


Period Tanker Job Details Action
1964 PLAGIOLA deck apprentice 2nd ship. Tar carrying ship. Between Curucao and US East Coast encountered many hurricanes. Towed to repair berth at Hoboken due to stripped turbine.
1964 HAMINEA (1) deck apprentice 3rd ship. Transferred from Plagiola to Haminea in Curacao with other apprentices and sailed to Thameshaven via Rotterdam to be payed off.
1964 ALUCO deck apprentice My 1st trip after leaving Plymouth navigation school. Was seasick for the first time en route to Stavangar, Norway.
1965 AULICA deck apprentice 4th ship. Anchored off Santo Domingo 25th April 1965. The Dominican Civil War started the day before. Observed street fighting and shelling of the palace. Observed US Destroyers evacuating the city and 29th US Marines landing on beach.
1970 MYTILUS (2) 2nd mate
1971 MACTRA (2) 2nd mate Joined Y'hama during repairs