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Old August 29th, 2004, 11:53 AM
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Default Re: hopefully not a stupid question

Thank you, Paul, for your answer. I have been curious about this for a long time, and am glad I've found a place where I could get an answer. I do have one more question: are captain's wives allowed to "live" onboard with their husbands? It must be a difficult life for a family - my cousin was captain of a cargo ship and his wife is able to spend some time aboard with him but not more than a couple weeks at a time. But his arrangement is different - six months at sea, six months at home. I am curious how the wives of cruise ship captains deal with living arrangements and separation.

Thank you for any insight.
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