"My Da, Frank
Peters, worked for Robert Croan,
'Croan for Kippers'.
There was three
- Robert and Joe had separate
- I can't recall the name of the
I also went to a lot of the fishing
ports with my Da, to load of the trawlers
and take the fish to the markets or to the 'Chappies'
dog food factory in Melton Mowbray in
- He wore a spotless bib and brace
and highly polished boots.
- He had his army greatcoat for
the winter, as cab heaters were a rarity in those days.
- He also worked with
for a long time in the 1960s.
I worked for
Charles Alexander & Partners.
We were in the depot next to Saddles
in Tower Street, Leith. Mr Shaw's
cafe was at the end of Tower Street,
at the dock gates.
We had a driver named Francie Renton who
drove the fish motor from Newhaven to the fish shops around
Edinburgh. Bobby Cairns also worked with
Ronnie Peters ('Rocky'),