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Sedco 700
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No: 979   Contributor: Alf Cooke   Year: 1975   Country: United Kingdom
Sedco 700

Yes, you could even on rare days do a bit of tanning on your rest time, this was the assistant mechanic Alf - forgot the surname. OIMs would have fit if they saw this today I think.
Picture added on 28 April 2008
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Alf White was his name.

Added by Alf Cooke. Ex Medic The Finder on 30 April 2008.
Yes, Just found out that Alf Cooke was the Medic I worked with. Can't remember which rig I was on at the time. It would be nice to hear from him. The hard hat you can see on the right of the picture would not be allowed today, and these trousers?

Added by Fred Lee on 13 May 2008.
Maybe so but back in the mid 70's it was common for guys to sunbathe on the helideck. At least his hard hat was close by.

Added by Paul Phillips on 14 October 2008.
I worked with Alf on the 700 from 1974 to 1976. I was Subsea Engineer. Would love to hear from him. I recognize the guys in his photos especially Shorty.

Added by Mike Weston on 18 March 2010.
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