He joined her at Swansea on 9 July 1934 as a cabin boy returning to the UK on 16 August 1934 at Avonmouth. Two days later he was back on her again on a voyage to Canada returning this time to Swansea on 21 October 1934. He left her then to travel back to Manchester where on 3 November 1934 he boarded the SS Janeta as a Galley Boy on a voyage to Australia.
She was launched on 15 November 1929 and completed in January 1930. Built by Northumberland ship Building at Howden-on-Tyne (Yard No. 412) she was 4548 Tons, 116m long with a beam of 15.9m.
Her engines were supplied by North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend and generated 433nhp.
Her official number was 160727.
Subsequently renamed Harrow in 1946, Idkerberg in 1950, Carita in 1957 and Margariti in 1962 she was wrecked at Terschelling on 17 October 1967.