Originally Posted by ccgarnaal
My parents are proud and very glad I can finally start working and make my own money
. I paid for the boat myself but my parent pay for college and living.
My father has been a marine engineer
all his life but never went to college. He got his license
the old way starting at the bottom and worked up to chief engineer
He came up through the Hawsepipe, I respect that, it isn't easy to do.
nigel1, also worked the North Sea, 4 weeks on 4 off, but on a drill ship.