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 Rob Briant - Volunteer

Rob Briant is a volunteer at Sunderland Maritime Heritage (SMH). He joined SMH in 2012 to help with the restoration of the Willdora.

Rob joined the Merchant Navy in 1966 as a galley boy and worked his way up to become a second cook and baker. When he left the Navy, he opened a pine stripping business in Manchester and then went to live in Thailand.

After he came back from Thailand, he joined Sunderland Maritime Heritage.