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Master Mariner: A Life Underway Philip Rentell

Master Mariner: A Life Underway

Philip Rentell

Published June 26th 2009
ISBN : 9781906266134
Paperback
400 pages
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From his days as a cadet on the aging training ship Worcester, Captain Philip Rentells forty-year career has spanned the worlds oceans and a huge variety of seagoing experience. He served as a junior officer on numerous freighters and liners, asMoreFrom his days as a cadet on the aging training ship Worcester, Captain Philip Rentells forty-year career has spanned the worlds oceans and a huge variety of seagoing experience. He served as a junior officer on numerous freighters and liners, as the navigator of cross-Channel hovercraft, and then as first officer of the Cunard flagship QE2, on which he went to the South Atlantic with over 3,500 British troops and a volunteer crew of 650 during the Falklands War of 1982. SInce leaving Cunard in 1990. he has been and English Channel and North Sea pilot, and has commanded a succession of cruise ships.