Elder Dempster Lines

Vincent Scriven

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Vincent was a Pantryman with Elder Dempster Lines

Vincent ScrivenVincent describes the role of the pantryman. He worked on a number of ships including the Apapa. He talks about life on the ships as a member of the catering staff including the wages, the 12-hour days and general working conditions.

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