David belongs to: The Doxford Engine Friends Association
David was born in Sunderland. He served his apprenticeship at North East Marine shipyards as a fitter. After working at sea David became an Assistant Manager at Doxford's ship yard overseeing the installation and testing of Doxford engines.
David was interviewed by Carl Greenwood on 8 November 2005. The interview took place at the Interviewee's living room and lasted 1 hour, 36 minutes and 40 seconds.
David, left, on sea trials testing a Doxford engine. On most sea trials, the ship would be sailed from the River Wear along the North East coast. Various tests on the engine would be performed before it was handed over to the owners.
David has 17 memories in the memorynet:
David's memories with a The North East theme:
- Apprenticeship at North East Marine
- Returning to the North East and Doxford's
- Going on sea trials
- North East Marine Guide for Apprentices
- Sea Trials
David's other memories: