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These are the sea stories that nobody has ever written down or will write down. You may not believe them all, but you will be entertained by them all. These stories are mostly from Seafarers so there is some salty language. Tuck the kids into their racks, make them sweep the deck, or send them down to the engine room to look for a bucket of steam. These stories are from old folks and young people alike. I am bored on watch and want to hear something new, tell me a sea story...

These are the sea stories that nobody has ever written down or will write down. You may not believe them all, but you will be entertained by them all. These stories are mostly from Seafarers so there is some salty language. Tuck the kids into their racks, make them sweep the deck, or send them down to the engine room to look for a bucket of steam. These stories are from old folks and young people alike. I am bored on watch and want to hear something new, tell me a sea story...

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United States

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These are the sea stories that nobody has ever written down or will write down. You may not believe them all, but you will be entertained by them all. These stories are mostly from Seafarers so there is some salty language. Tuck the kids into their racks, make them sweep the deck, or send them down to the engine room to look for a bucket of steam. These stories are from old folks and young people alike. I am bored on watch and want to hear something new, tell me a sea story...

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@NidayIV

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English

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Episodes

Episode #14 D.B. Cooper Part 2

4/3/2020
D.B. Cooper joins us for part two during the Corona Virus Shut Down. We talk about Nasa and astronauts, drones, and realistic flight simulators. We also discuss the facts of Corona Virus, dispel some myths about it, as well as some wild events and theories on it. A special thank you to everybody in the Maritime industry who is out there still doing their job every day making the economy carry on. D.B. talks about his experiences as a volunteer fire fighter. We also go over the events of...

Duration:02:13:34

Episode #13 D.B. Cooper

3/27/2020
In this episode D.B. Cooper shares his thoughts on mortgages, Corona virus, and China. He gives us an in depth look at what it is like to attend the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and gives advice to anybody looking at attending a maritime college. What is it like working on a ship that is in the shipyard in China? D.B. Cooper explains. Also, growing up in Panama and moving around a lot in a military family. Don't forget that you can contact the show at theshipslogpodcast@gmail.com. Tell us...

Duration:03:11:06

Episode #12 Second Mate Molly

3/18/2020
This episode we talk to Second Mate Molly who navigates large ships around the world and saves peoples lives at sea like it is no big deal. Billy The Bosun is riding shotgun as we hear what it is like being a female in a male dominated industry. We also hear about getting shore leave in Greece, Toyota pick-up trucks, and taking creepy taxi rides. Hear our advice on preparing for Corona virus quarantine and toilet paper shortages. Drop us a line at theshipslogpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:02:04:51

Episode #11 Yeagermeister

3/7/2020
Join us in this episode as Yeagermeister tells us about his life as a seafarer. He grew up in a tugboat dispatch office and now Captains an articulated tug and barge. He goes over some good sea stories and some sad sea stories. We remember and honor ghosts of years past who only live on in the stories that are told about them. He has worked with the brother of a notorious killer, become an educated man, and even schools the shows host on some basic celestial navigation. Along the journey of...

Duration:01:44:30

Episode #10 Uncle Craig

2/29/2020
Uncle Craig talks about what it was like during the draft while the Vietnam War was going on, why he joined the Navy, a Voodoo story from Haiti, and the Battle of Saipan. He tells us about his arm wrestling Grand Dad who owned a bar in Galveston Texas called "Sailors Rest", what it is like being a music teacher, and the construction of the Sea Wall. This is my only episode without explicit content, so feel free to let the kids listen to this one while your in the car. If you would like to...

Duration:01:00:15

Episode # 9 Jonny Bad

2/22/2020
Jonny Bad talks about vasectomies, living in Spain, boat pranks, and he believes in aliens? Join us as we deep dive into topics such as being a cheer leading Dad with tattoos, The Mothman, and how Amazon may take over the world. We also talk about the curreent situation with Bouchard and how there are mariners stuck on their vessels, without pay or reliefs. Check out Jonny Bad's podcast https://thedrunkdrawer.com/ Here is a link to the gcaptain article by Salvatore Mercogliano...

Duration:02:09:10

Episode #8 Davy Jones Locker

2/15/2020
This episode gets kind of sad when Davy Jones talks about his old man, the famous Jimmy "Booray". Did he have those propellers tattood on his rear end? Did the old man really jump from the Pier 10 cargo crane? Davy Jones answers these questions. Stories about streaking across a college campus, taking pics of mechete wielding men in a parade in Mexico, and the way life plays out. He also tells us about getting in fights with Scottish kids for being called a Yankee. Davy explains how he...

Duration:02:19:49

Episode #7 The Dirty Seaman & Yosemite Sam

2/7/2020
The dirty Seaman, Yosemite Sam, and tacos in Mexico. We dive deep into mental health and how much we care about you.These are the sea stories that nobody has ever written down or will write down. You may not believe them all, but you will be entertained by them all. These stories are mostly from Seafarers so there is some salty language. Tuck the kids into their racks, make them sweep the deck, or send them down to the engine room to look for a bucket of steam. These stories are from old...

Duration:02:00:49

Episode #6 Mike The Coasty

2/1/2020
These are the sea stories that nobody has ever written down or will write down. You may not believe them all, but you will be entertained by them all. These stories are mostly from Seafarers so there is some salty language. Tuck the kids into their racks, make them sweep the deck, or send them down to the engine room to look for a bucket of steam. These stories are from old folks and young people alike. I am bored on watch and want to hear something new, tell me a sea story...

Duration:02:03:15

Episode #5 The Man From Inverness

1/24/2020
Scotland and Texas... What could go wrong? Judgements on Prince Harry? These are the sea stories that nobody has ever written down or will write down. You may not believe them all, but you will be entertained by them all. These stories are mostly from Seafarers so there is some salty language. Tuck the kids into their racks, make them sweep the deck, or send them down to the engine room to look for a bucket of steam. These stories are from old folks and young people alike. I am bored on...

Duration:01:38:24

Episode #4 The Greybeard & Jeff

1/17/2020
A special shout out to our friend Howard Cook, who is very sick. Please visit Howard Cook's go fund me page and donate what you can spare to help him and his family with their medical bills. Listen to stories from Jeff's time in the Marine Corps, getting rowdy at Oktoberfest, and almost dying for a vacuum cleaner. The Greybeard drops knowledge and tells us about being dead in the water on a heavy lift ship.

Duration:01:18:32

Episode #3 Captain Jack

1/11/2020
Captain Jack explains why he learned to fly an airplane, a supreme court case he covered as a newspaper journalist, Y2K, and fighting a nasty ship's fire. These are the sea stories that nobody has ever written down or will write down. You may not believe them all, but you will be entertained by them all. These stories are mostly from Seafarers so there is some salty language. Tuck the kids into their racks, make them sweep the deck, or send them down to the engine room to look for a bucket...

Duration:00:54:53

Episode #2 Billy The Bosun & The Burmese Cowboy

1/4/2020
Join us in this episode as Billy The Bosun regales us with sea stories from his time shipping overseas. Spicy Korean Tacos, The Penguin Club in Saipan, and getting beaten up by Police in England.

Duration:00:44:44

Episode #1 Captain Nemo

12/31/2019
Captain Nemo regales us with his stories of machine gun wielding meth addicts, flying fish, and sailing onboard the Death Star. Do sailors get seasick? Captain Nemo answers some of the questions that land lubbers have about the maritime industry.

Duration:01:11:28