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All these wonderful stories have been recorded by the staff of The Living Memory Association, which is now based at The Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal, Leith, beside the Royal Yacht Britannia.  If you have a tale to tell, please pop in to share it with us or get in touch please on and we can capture your story remotely from wherever you are in the world.

Sep 30, 2021

Andrew Grant decided at the age of 15 that he would like to join the Merchant Navy  He did the deck apprentice course at Leith Nautical College and after applying to several shipping companies got a job with Shell Tankers. His first voyage took him to the Carribean  then he was off to the Middle East in fact he saw the...