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Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all my shipmates and all seadogs where ever they are in the world. A BIG thanks to Steve for all the work he does on this web site keeping us together. Thanks again Steve.

Where are you from: Derby, England now living in Fullerton, California

Re: Happy New Year

Happy New Year and all The Best for 2017 to all Seadogs . Thanks again Steve for keeping this site going . Been in touch with Ken Hewitt this morning wished him Happy Birthday 94 today . He would be the person who gave a lot of lads their dream job. A job they would remember for life.

Where are you from: Silloth Cumbria England Happy

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Happy New Year Colin and to all Seadogs.So glad to hear Uncle Ken still going strong.Thanks as always Steve for keeping it all going and hoping this will be a bright year for you.

Where are you from: Essex UK.

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A belated Seasons greetings, but let's pause and think of the families of Seadogs departed.
Sea Fever
By John Masefield
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by;
And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking,
And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn breaking.

I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied;
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.

I must go down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life,
To the gull’s way and the whale’s way where the wind’s like a whetted knife;
And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow-rover,
And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick’s over.

Where are you from: Northern Beaches via South Wales