Listen to Jim Forsey's interview
Jim was a Purser at Elder Dempster Lines
Jim Forsey started his career as a teacher, but wanted to go to sea. Initially, Jim had a number of jobs in various departments and on the docks, but went on to become a Purser for Elder Dempster Lines.
In his interview, Jim talks about post-independence fragmentation in Africa, unusual cargoes and a memorable gin party.