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    Varicella

    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Varicella'

    Last modification: Sunday 19th April 2015 at 12:32:39 

    Anecdotes

    Do you have great stories, interesting adventures or spectacular events you enjoyed at the 'Varicella'? Feel free to write an anecdote and share it with our other visitors.

    Tony Dodd"Joined Curacao March 73, left San Francisco July 73. We were carrying white oils, mainly jet fuels f..." read more »

    Roger Duke"This was my last steam ship with Shell, by this time she had been converted to a "White oiler" and w..." read more »

    Mike Offord"Varicella was my first "modern" ship in 1959 after two years on "N" boats and T2's. Very nice she wa..." read more »

    William Thomas Hancock"I joined the SS Varicella in Scaramanga Greece in May 1966 paid off Nov 1966 in Rotterdam. My first..." read more »

    John Lewindon"Remember being paid of the Varicella in Punta Cardon on the 23rd Dec 1973 and being told there were ..." read more »

    Thomas P. Hughes"Drydocked at Falmouth. Cecil George Bradley as Master...." read more »

    Peter Cole"Dry dock adventures in Skaramanga (may 1966) included a cultural tour of the Corinth area, a scrap w..." read more »

    Peter Coxwell"The Varicella was my first ship joining in May 1964 as a deck apprentice for 11 months with Dick whi..." read more »

    Picture(s) of the Shell Tanker 'Varicella'

    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Varicella'

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    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Varicella'

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    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Varicella'

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    Shipmates on the Shell Tanker 'Varicella'

    Name Role Period Details
    A. Peter Coleman-Wilson Chief engineer 1978 - 1979 Renamed Cherry Baron owner Norse Management
    Alan Haynes 3rd mate 1966 - 1966
    Alban Dean Catering 1964 - 1965
    Andrew Price Deck cadet 1971 - 1972
    Anthony Terry Walmsley 2nd cook and baker 1961 - 1962
    Ben Palmer Deck cadet 1975 - 1975
    Brian Dickson Cadet 1969 - 1970
    Brian John Wright 5th engineer 1971 - 1971
    Charles Smith Chief officer 1971 - 1976
    Cliff Funnell Deck cadet 1975 - 1975
    David Bunn 2nd cook and baker 1967 - 1967
    David R Beeston 3rd engineer 1974 - 1974
    David Shepherd Catering boy 1968 - 1968
    Denis Morton Radio officer 1964 - 1965
    Donald Travis Deck apprentice 1962 - 1962
    Douglas Beswick 5th engineer 1965 - 1966
    Frank H. Dixon Radio officer 1968 - 1968
    Fred Richardson Engineer cadet 1975 - 1975
    Garth M. Eldridge 2nd officer 1960 - 1961
    Geoff Donnelly 3rd mate 1972 - 1972
    Geoff Lewis 4th mate 1960 - 1960
    Geoffrey Walker 2nd cook and baker 1964 - 1965
    George William Nelligan Junior ordinary seaman 1959 - 1960
    Greg Hoare 5th engineer 1972 - 1973
    Howard Fitzgerald Chef kok 1967 - 1967
    Hugh Cromie Deck cadet 1973 - 1973
    Ian Leslie King Assistant steward 1963 - 1964
    Ian Smith 5th engineer 1974 - 1975
    Ian Stretton Walker 2nd mate 1964 - 1964
    Ian Walker Catering boy 1964 - 1964
    James W. Crosby Po mechanic 1965 - 1965
    John A. Dilks Fireman/greaser 1964 - 1964
    John Betts Pantryboy 1965 - 1965
    John Bruce Deck apprentice 1966 - 1966
    John D A Scallan Deck cadet 1973 - 1974
    John Harding 5th engineer 1974 - 1974
    John Hipsey Deck cadet 1967 - 1967
    John Langford 2nd steward 1968 - 1969
    John Lewindon 5th engineer 1973 - 1973
    John Malcolm Amos Catering boy 1966 - 1968
    John Reevel Peace 3rd engineer 1959 - 1960
    John Ross (1) Deck 1965 - 1966
    Maurice Arber Engineer cadet 1975 - 1975
    Michael William Smith Efficient deckhand 1964 - 1964
    Mike Evans 2nd engineer, 3rd engineer 1960 - 1961
    Mike Offord Deck apprentice 1959 - 1960
    Mike Rich Deck apprentice 1967 - 1967
    Neville William Johnston 5th engineer 1959 - 1961
    Peter B. Pamment Chief officer 1969 - 1970
    Peter Brian Coxwell Deck apprentice 1964 - 1965
    Peter Clark Engineer cadet 1973 - 1974 1st trip
    Peter Cole Apprentice engineer 1966 - 1966
    Peter Green 5th engineer 1970 - 1971
    Peter Hamilton Deck cadet 1960 - 1960
    Peter Matthews Chief engineer 1975 - 1975 On grain trade
    Peter O'connor Cadet 1974 - 1974
    Peter Oram Assistant steward 1961 - 1962
    Philip Longton Mawdsley 2nd engineer 1970 - 1971 First trip
    Philip Martin Ryan 5th engineer 1973 - 1974
    Philip Ryan 5th engineer 1974 - 1975
    Robert Edward Dickinson Deck boy 1961 - 1961
    Robin Guy Cadet 1971 - 1972
    Roger Brooker 2nd mate 1960 - 1961
    Roger Duke 2nd engineer 1973 - 1974
    Roy Ames Engine room rating 1965 - 1966
    Sean Burns 3rd mate 1975 - 1975
    Shaun Heffernan 5th engineer 1973 - 1973
    Simon Reilly Cadet 1965 - 1966
    Stephen Peter Jones Navigation cadet 1976 - 1978
    Taffy Liles Steward 1967 - 1968
    Terry Burman Efficient deckhand 1962 - 1963
    Thomas Malcolm Davies 3rd engineer 1974 - 1974
    Thomas P. Hughes 3rd officer 1967 - 1967 1st trip
    Tony Ripper Deck cadet 1973 - 1973
    Tony Stevens 4th engineer 1971 - 1972
    Trevor Baker 5th engineer 1963 - 1963
    William Thomas Hancock Catering boy 1966 - 1966

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