...With photos and data from my 'testimonials' I have been able to tell my story about my time at sea. What remains are the strong stories, they are based on truth. Although they may have been a little thickened here and there. It became a creeping flood of ... Lees verder »

Scrapping vessels

  ...T2 tankers were ships that were built and used on a large scale during the Second World War. The record to build such a T2-tanker was 33 days.   The welding sometimes left much to be desired.   As with Liberty's, Victory's and everything that was ... Lees verder »


  …Something happened in the port service. For example, the bridge of the 'Junior' was damaged, possibly by a mooring-rope. Together with a mate we took her to a shipyard somewhere in Amsterdam. Which exit did we have to take? We ended up between all kinds of ... Lees verder »