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Hugh Rose

This is the first book by an ex-sailor, fisherman and farmer, in his early eighties, who on leaving school at the age of fifteen joined the Royal Navy.  An interesting and often hilarious few years, followed by the Merchant Navy and emigration to Australia where he travelled extensively.  Working in a copper mine, various labouring jobs and back to sea again on a Tasmanian lobster boat.  In later years he worked in Aboriginal communities in the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Red Centre.  Currently settled in a quiet coastal town on 90 Mile Beach in Gippsland, Victoria, where he is surrounded by the sea.

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Don't Go Into Town, Tonto!

Born just prior to the outbreak of World War II and inspired by his hero, a Captain of a firefighting vessel, the author joined the Royal Navy at 15 years of age, purely to experience the life at sea as told by his hero and the great wide mysterious world depicted in the Encyclopaedia.Hugh shares th...

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