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Captain John Campbell

“Your first trip as Master will be the worst trip you’ll ever have!’

Born: 1935

Duration: 54m 4s

Type: Audio

Filesize: 49Mb

Recorded: 22 May 2018

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About this recording

John Campbell was born in Gillock, Caithness and after leaving Wick High School, joined the Merchant Navy. John is a natural storyteller and with good humour he describes many of the scrapes and adventures encountered throughout his career. He talks about meeting Bob Hope and he recalls his conversation with the Queen when he was awarded the MBE for his work on offshore safety as Texaco’s environmental health and safety superintendent.




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