Bad fiction and the BRP Benguet

Photographed while docked at Sangley Point in Cavite, the BRP Benguet is one of the world's oldest ships that is commissioned for service.

Photographed while docked at Sangley Point in Cavite, the BRP Benguet is one of the world’s oldest ships that is commissioned for service.

(Apologies for late posting.)

SANGLEY POINT, Cavite—Just about the oldest item I ever owned was a 1940s Parker Blue Diamond Vacumatic whose barrel and cap was colored with black and lime-green stripes.

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