He was in the crew room when the Fifth Doctor and Vislor Turlough entered. He and the other sailors thought the Doctor was the new cook who had just come aboard. When Collier and the other sailors received the summon for rum rations, he made a hurried exit from the crew room.
He was one of the sailors that took the drugged rum that made him accept things like being in space and wearing pressurised suits. He was returned to Earth at the conclusion of the race. (TV: Enlightenment)