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John De Silva

About The Author

John De Silva, born in the post-independent era of Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was well known then), joined the merchant Navy as an Officer Cadet in 1973. After fourteen years of sailing, and having done intermediate studies at Sir John Cass College in London and at Lal Bahadur Shastri Nautical & Engineering College in Mumbai, he joined the Sydney Maritime College and graduated as a Master Mariner in 1989. Since then, he has been commanding merchant ships around the globe. He is also a marine surveyor and a consultant, and now lives in Maryland, USA, with his family.

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