Day 56

12th December 2001 The storm moved north when it left us, and went on to cause mischief on the Flemish Cap and Nose of the bank. One ship suddenly ‘disappeared’ from radio contact with no word from it for a couple of days. People feared the worst as ships can and do just disappear in … Continue reading Day 56

Day 53

9th December 2001 Over the past weeks I’ve almost been willing a storm. In true British fashion I’m never happy with the weather. When it’s calm we fish relentlessly, day in, day out around the clock, so the work becomes a monotonous daily grind. When it’s very rough we can’t fish and I complain about … Continue reading Day 53