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Old 28-12-2011, 20:34   #31
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Re: "eco" tugboat

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I would say they would need heaps of them....

We are already employing what seems to be moped mechanics as 1st engineers down here in Bass Strait...

...at least this seems to be all you would let them touch
we got a better name... we call em "MUPPETS",though appies gotta start somewhere bless em
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Old 28-12-2011, 20:43   #32
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we got a better name... we call em "MUPPETS",though appies gotta start somewhere bless em
not appies though, think late 40's and 50's....

Hell we even had a 79 year old last swing, weighed about 50kg dripping wet, really nice old bloke with a ton of knowledge, but the CE was to scared to give him a job just in case he over did it and keeled over....
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not appies though, think late 40's and 50's....

Hell we even had a 79 year old last swing, weighed about 50kg dripping wet, really nice old bloke with a ton of knowledge, but the CE was to scared to give him job just in case he over did it and keeled over....
A plus for that age......you won't be bailing him out of the local port slammer.
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