The Merchant Marine & Solitude on the Sea
When not at sea, U.S. Merchant Marine Joey Gallo lives at the Inn on Jack London Square where he's resided the past eight years.
“I’m living the transient lifestyle of an itinerant merchant seaman. So that’s why I’m here,” he says, adding, “And it’s close to the union hall. If I lived in San Francisco I’d never make it to the union hall because I’d be drunk seven days a week.”
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