As usual the day began at 7 am with breakfast, which to everyones surprise today contained a new kind of muesli!
Lessons you learn while cleaning a fan-room and more
As usual the day began at 7 am with breakfast, which to everyones surprise today contained a new kind of muesli! I must say that it certainly was a pleasant surprise because I think all of us students, including myself, have tired of the old one by now. Anyhow the ”morning meeting” went by smoothly and a few of the crew members said their goodbyes before leaving the ship.
My watch, Portside, had watch today and therefore we had to stay onboard and do maintenance. I had no problem with that and was definitely not jealous of the other two watches, who were free to do what they wanted. The reason why I was fine with staying on Gunilla was that it was pouring outside. Other than today we have been lucky with the weather and for the most part had the sun shine on us.
The first order we got was to clean the ”fan-room”. We began by simply taking everything that could be moved out of the room and then vacuuming the floor and cleaning the walls and shelves. Let me just say that that room can store a LOT! The entire ”Big Mäss” and the ”Large Square” became stuffed with all kinds off things. It felt a bit like cleaning ones garage… Let me explain;
Alva Knutsen Rohman, Portside