George H. Reid's sea tales are delightful, innovative and fun and warmly welcome readers to join the camaraderie by participating in the pleasures and experiences offered at the worldly Paradise Bar.
George H. Reid, author of Sea Tales From The Paradise Bar, is a Master Mariner and the author of seven books and many short stories and articles on marine subjects. Some of his books are used as texts at the maritime academies. > His career at sea began as a deckhand in the early 1940s. Working his way up, he became a licensed Merchant Marine officer at the age of twenty. During World War II he served in every area of that conflict: the Atlantic, Pacific, Caribbean, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Indian Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Captain Reid's diverse experience includes just about every aspect of marine operations. He has worked in boatyards, operated small craft, charter and commercial fishing boats, as well as sailing vessels, towing salvage, piloting and sailing as an officer or master of U.S. and foreign flag passenger freight and tank vessels. At present his company, Harrison Reid & Associates, Inc., provides maritime consulting services.