This is the third volume of Tony Winstanley's remarkable and challenging life as a seafarer. Each chapter conveys the true adventure of life at sea in forceful detail.
The fascinating characters that the writer meets are described in his own unique way. The reader quickly becomes familiar with their frequently funny, but often startling, personalities and eccentricities. This real life story is filled with excitement and humour, although sometimes tinged with sadness.
Winstanley arrived back in Canada in 1958 aboard the 'Empress of England'. He then proceeded to sail on an amazing variety of ships for the next 33 years. Some were splendid and luxurious - others dilapidated rust buckets.
A truly great read, these pages hold a splendid selection of exciting escapades from many parts of the world. They are brought vividly to life by their obvious authenticity and the writer's integrity.
Tony Winstanley was born in London in 1920. He went to sea at 16 and served his apprenticeship with Paddy Henderson's of Glasgow.
During World War II he served on both British and Dutch ships. In 1948 he emigrated to Canada where he worked on coastal and deep sea vessels. He gained his Masters Certificate in 1962. Over a period of 55 years Tony has sailed on over 50 ships under 8 national flags. He has 9 children and lives in Victoria, BC, Canada.
Also by Anthony Winstanley:
Under Eight Flags Volume I
Under Eight Flags Volume II