1974 to 1983
At sea, worked all the time for Panocean Anco, in it's various changes
through the years, Starting as Engine room Boy, working through JOER, and
then onto trainee Pumpman, and onto Petty Officer pumpman, Finishing up as
P.O Fitter under a general purpose manning scheme. Last trip was taking
fuel to the forces down the Falkland Islands during the conflict there.
1983 Emigrated to New Zealand
Have lived in Auckland ever since, holding down a variety of jobs, all in
the engineering field, From Engine reconditioning, to Project management
on machinery installs, until being made redundant in 1998.
Since 1998 I've been working as a self employed draughtsman, (On CAD)
Currently contracting to a NZ firm which designs and builds Airport
baggage handling systems, for airports world wide. Located in West