Sea stories from the good old days

Those who sailed in the good old days before A/C may relate to this story from Dave Kirkham:

PS> Dave has posted a lot of interesting stories from his time as a Cadet and Mate in the 1970s on the FB Group All at Sea.

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One contraption that was commonly found in the galley, at least on Norwegian ships, up to the time UHT Milk took over in the 1980s was the Iron Cow;


This Iron Cow was used in Longyearbyen. It is in a slightly different league from the one commonly found on board ships:

PS> The Iron Cow is today at Coal Miners’ Cabins (https://hurtigrutensvalbard.com/no/hoteller/coal-miners-cabins),
a pleasant and popular accommodation in Longyearbyen.

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