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Down to the Sea in Ships

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Sea Communications
'Seen from the Bridge'
Capt. J. F. WEBSTER
In the last two talks Lord Essendon and Mr. Leslie Runciman have described the running of liners and tramps from the shipowner's angle. Tonight, Captain J. F. Webster will discuss the same subject from the standpoint of the senior officer and master.
Captain Webster served a four-years' apprenticeship in a four-masted barque, and spent eighteen months as second mate in Elder Dempster steamers. He then obtained his first mate's certificate and joined a steamer running between New York and the East. He left her in 1915 to join the Navy. After the war he joined the Blue Funnel Line, and has been with it ever since.
He has just returned from a voyage begun last November from Liverpool to New Orleans and th-n from Galveston with a cargo of cotton for Japan ; then down to the Philippine Islands, where he started loading homewards, and discharging the cargo at Havre and Liverpool.

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Unknown: Capt. J. F. Webster
Unknown: Mr. Leslie Runciman
Unknown: J. F. Webster

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