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On the bounding main: 1

Before I get down to the nitty-gritty of the recent trip I took on a cargo ship, I’d like to share with you some of the whimsical things we saw on the MV Trinity Bay.

This sign appeared one day, right after breakfast. This set of stairs was the only access we had to the decks, so we wanted those sailors to hurry up with the swabbing, already. They eventually remembered to let us swarm onto the decks.


On the second day, some of us went on a tour of the bridge, where the Master and Commander let us in on some of the tricks of the trade. My eyes kept wandering to this little display.



A new form of good luck charm, maybe?


There’s no guessing needed here, as to who owns this mug.

I kept looking at this blotch on the deck, and finally was able to decipher what it said. I sure didn’t know that Lord Nelson had died on the MV Trinity Bay! We need to rewrite a few history books, it seems.



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