A Right Mess

Holyhead had a proud tradition of signing on young people of the town to get their first experience of working at sea on one of the mail ships travelling to Ireland.

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Galley and Mess
Gareth Huws shares the memory how he and a friend found work on a ship travelling out of Holyhead. ~ Creator: Ports, Past and Present ~ Date: June 2021
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Gareth Huws sat down with Ports, Past and Present and shared the story how he and a friend found first employment in the mess and the galley on one of the Holyhead mail ships. It turns out that sometimes it is a good thing to be in a mess.

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