WHO WANTS TO PEEL THE SPUDS

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WHO WANTS TO PEEL THE SPUDS

Postby hulltrawler » Sat Feb 05, 2011 12:24 am

I am having good old fish and chips can anyone supply the spuds to match
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Re: WHO WANTS TO PEEL THE SPUDS

Postby mike kelly » Sat Feb 05, 2011 8:38 am

who,s doing the cooking ,

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Postby tenterden » Sun Jun 19, 2011 3:55 pm

i have seen cod like this caught off the flemish cap-- jerry thompson

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Postby DuartCastle » Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:09 pm

I gutted one similar to this, when I was a young snacker in the Loch Seaforth. The skipper said he would take me on as spare hand next trip if I could throw it in the washer. Guess who was still snacker for a lng while after.
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Re: WHO WANTS TO PEEL THE SPUDS

Postby Ray coles » Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:38 am

Who did'nt want to peel the spuds.
My first trip to sea in the Stella Capella I was sat on an upturned bucket in the gally peeling spuds when the cook Maurice Shep came in and he gave me such a cuff across my head and nearly nocked me of the bucket he said you little twat they are new spuds I want them scraping,I didnt know what a new spud was but I certainly did after that.
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Re: WHO WANTS TO PEEL THE SPUDS

Postby swanland52 » Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:13 pm

When I was on the "Swanland" in 1952 we used to put spuds in a hessian sack with a couple of small pieces of coal and hang it over the side for about 30 seconds as we steamed along, spuds came out of the sack peeled. Leave the bag over the side too long and only got raw mash back, only did that once, can still feel my bruised ears from the cook
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Re: WHO WANTS TO PEEL THE SPUDS

Postby roybert » Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:23 am

Ray coles wrote:Who did'nt want to peel the spuds.
My first trip to sea in the Stella Capella I was sat on an upturned bucket in the gally peeling spuds when the cook Maurice Shep came in and he gave me such a cuff across my head and nearly nocked me of the bucket he said you little twat they are new spuds I want them scraping,I didnt know what a new spud was but I certainly did after that.


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Re: WHO WANTS TO PEEL THE SPUDS

Postby powdy » Mon Mar 04, 2013 3:49 am

Had the same experience on my first trip aboard the "Brucella".
Cant remember the cooks name for love nor money but i only got one cuff round my earhole an that was enough, i soon learnt how to peel and scrape the spuds properly, it was all part of starting out on your first trip to sea as a galley boy.
The spuds were just one of the many things you had to do, you were always kept busy.

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