Seconded to Cuba for various wreck removal operations. Personally
undertook about 25 wreck removals.
Promoted to Salvage Master, then seconded to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Managed the operation of floating cranes and tugs for some 50
salvage and wreck removal jobs.
Started career in salvage with Messrs. Ulrich Harms. Operated
first generation submersible barge and Magnus-type floating
Actively involved in major salvage and wreck removal projects
Joined Norddeutscher Lloyd in Bremen, Germany.
Gained in-depth knowledge of deep-sea operations.
Apprentice with Harbour Division in Hamburg, Germany sailing
on Tug boats up to 500 hp.