my home

Author : Captain John P. De Silva

I am John Priyantha De Silva born on December 18, 1952. Ceylon, as my home country was called at the time of my birth, is a tropical Island, in the Indian Ocean. After becoming a Republic, the name was changed to Republic of Sri Lanka.

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Memories From the Sea


From collision to mutiny and murder, Marine Captain John De Silva’s TROUBLED WATERS sets down with searing honesty the highs and lows of the professional seafarer’s life. The land is but a temporary haven in which relationships are made, but the blue sea is where unforgettable events occur and memories are relived. This captivating memoir explores the sheer optimism we human beings have been endowed with to meet the adversities of life head on.

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