Old 25th Nov 2014, 21:25
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Shaggy Sheep Driver
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From the National Maritime Museum link:

with hurricane class winds and massive swells that the lightvessel simply could not cope with for an extended period of time with only some of her storm anchors in place -
I wonder why only some were in place?

I don't suppose you'd get anyone to do that job these days; months at sea, not moving, for little pay. Brave men.
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