- Name: Methane Princess
- Imo number: 5412583
- Year of construction: 1964
- Discarded in: 1997
- Status: Scrapped
- Class: LNG
- Tonnage: 24.607
- Yard: Vickers Armstong Shipbuilders
- Construction number: 1071
- Flag: Bermuda
- Callsign: GMHL
- Owner: Shell Tankers U.K.
- Extra information: Completed 1964 in Methane Princess for Methane Tankers (STUK). 1981 laid-up alongside sistership Methane Progress in Fal. 1988 re-activated by Falmouth Shiprepairers and carried eight cargoes on charter to British Gas before laid-up again in the Fal. 1997 scrapped Alang.
Last modification: Tuesday 21st October 2014 at 12:19:38
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Steven Asplet: "I was onboard during the first Gulf War, I had a visit from the Royal navy, and ended up starring in..." read more »
John Pearce: "This was my prize for being good boy on the Plagiola. The chief engineer was a Scot and promoted me ..." read more »
Gary Watkinson: "I sailed on the methane princess for three mounths as galley boy in 1966, my first ship after traini..." read more »
Terence William Clements: "i loved geting back to canvey island,as the people were nice,i always did the 4 to 8 watch...." read more »
Wayne Rizzo: "the methane princess, was my first ship after leaving gravesend training school. it was great for me..." read more »
George Elliott: "Myself & George Elliott were onboard during the seaman's strike from May to July 1966 with the ship ..." read more »
Stewart A. Wood: "I was Junior Engineer on both the Princess and Progress. We did the initial "cool-down" of the Barce..." read more »
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