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Graham was a Printer for Elder Dempster Lines
As a Printer for Elder Dempster Lines, Graham Austin sometimes worked 18-hours a day and was responsible for printing the menus, programme of events and stationary for the ship’s various departments.
Graham joined Elder Dempster Lines after a chance meeting with a union secretary on a bus in 1970.
Listen to Graham’s interview to find out more about Graham and what life was like for a printer on board Elder Dempster Lines’ ships.
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