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Old 06-13-2017, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by ironwolf2252 View Post
He was a large powerful dog and very impressive when he said "I'm warning you"!!
You're blessed to have a real gift in delivery of "old war stories"; had my wife read the German merchant ship one and watched for her reaction as she burst out laughing...

Forgot to mention that I too remember at least one occasion of donning life vests, reporting deck-side for a lifeboat drill, and perhaps roll-call? (seem to remember Mom complaining & would probably be because she hated wind); was wondering if it was custom practice for this affair aboard oceanliners for safety's sake at that time.

Including some more pictures I believe are S.S. United States related: first pic - boarding the ship?; second pic - greeting captain and crew?; third pic - sitting amongst colleagues on board and probably underway. Got a couple more I know of but none outside the ship.
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