Project Description

TNT ALLTRANS GROUNDED IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF ON LADY MUSGRAVE ISLAND IN MARCH 1985 AT FULL SPEED 14.5 KNOTS,ON THE 12 TO 4 WATCH .THE 2nd MATE, OFFICER OF THE WATCH LOST HIS TICKET, SUSPENDED AS THEY FOUND HIM TO HAVE BEEN DRUNK AT SEA ,THE AB ON LOOKOUT WAS FOUND TO BE AT FAULT AS WELL. OUT OF THIS INCIDENT ALL BARS ON AUSTRALIAN MERCHANT SHIPS WERE CLOSED.(PHOTOS ARE FROM WHAT WAS THE OLD SALTY SEA DOG BILL DOWNS COLLECTION) THANKS BILL.