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Friday, 1 August 2014 13:46 Write a comment

Hi there. Way back in 1952 I joined the "Maid of Orleans" at Dover and then spent rest of the season sailing between Folkestone and Boulogne as an assistant steward. Hard work, but lots of fun and I shall long remember it. Silver service then, cars winched on board,carrying baggage on a shoulder strap down the gangway to the Paris train. All those wonderful tips (kitchews"), running across the harbour late at night with contraband ciggies and booze! I am in my eighties now hoping for reincarnation and a chance to sail on the "Maid" again backwards and forwards forever!! Au revoir.

brian jones Friday, 24 March 2017 14:29
Hello my name is Lorraine Sherwood my dad and mum worked on the maid of Orleans there names was ron and reg Sherwood
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