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A matelot’s work is never done.

Although the Good Ship Bougainville was less than a year old, rust was a constant problem, so a programme of painting was ongoing.

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Every bit of rust was ruthlessly hunted down and treated with not one, not two but three coats of paint.

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And there are an awful lot of nooks and crannies on a big, ocean-going ship.

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And lots of places for rust to lurk.

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Don’t ask.  I have no idea!

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All I know is that I’m glad it wasn’t me.

 

 

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