Sunday, September 12, 2010

Merchant marine . . .

FECALFACE.COM has a great entry "Live and Work on a Container Ship" by Martin Machado who was working on one.

For almost five months now, I have been living and working as a deckhand on a 906 foot container ship making 57 day runs from New York to Singapore, while hitting many ports in between. We are importing/exporting goods from the Middle East, Asia, and America. As I am writing this we are making our way through the Gulf of Aden on what will be my last trip. 

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