Elder Dempster Lines

Peter Woods

Oral testimony

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Peter was a Cadet Officer at Elder Dempster Lines

Peter WoodsPeter Woods was a Cadet Officer and has a seafaring background - his grandfather had been at sea and his uncle worked for Blue Funnel.

In his interview, Peter Woods talks about the creeks in Nigeria, the botanical gardens in Cameroon and tensions in Angola. Peter also shares his stories about cargo, passengers and about a time their ship got stuck in ice in St Lawrence.

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