Elder Dempster Lines

John Martin

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John was a catering officer with Elder Dempster Lines

John MartinJohn’s detailed and exciting story highlights the varied work carried out by the catering officer from food preparation and safekeeping of the stores to ship’s medical officer. He also reveals interesting details about his training, social life on board and ashore, the expat experience and insights into exciting voyages such as the one taken by President Tubman of Liberia who travelled from Liverpool to Monrovia in 1967.

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