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Cooks Tales

British Naval Traditions, part 5 – Food at Sea. Most Sea Cooks are quite mad. Wing Nin Chan Frontier Accountant: boldly counting where no-one has counted before. 27 articles Following   The other day, I was watching a very interesting BBC programme about Tinned Baked Beans. It reminded me that the evolution of modern tins, as…

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‎Ken Wales‎ STA Schooner Experience under Sail

My boss was Brian Stewart who I believe was Commodore of the STA. The juniors in the company were offered trips on the schooners. I was lucky enough to ship on the Malcolm Miller in 1967 as a 20 year old for the Tall Ships Race from Gothenburg round the Faroes back to Kristiansand. We…

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