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Drinking A Toast With Friends 1938

Drinking A Toast With Friends 1938

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Walter Jamieson (1915-1998) drinking a toast with two friends in the Continental Restaurant in Melbourne.

Apprenticed with George Brown Engineers. Went to sea from 1936. Torpedoed in North Atlantic convoy 1942. From 1938-47 worked with the Ben Line and Dornoch Shipping companies. Worked with Christian Salvesen on whaling expeditions to South Georgia from 1947-61 and then deep-sea fishing in Newfoundland until 1965. From 1965-80 worked with the Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency. His last trip before retirement was on the fisheries protection vessel The Switha which went down in The Forth on 31st Jan 1980.

Donor number: 0245-009

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