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    Asprella (1)

    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Asprella (1)'

    Last modification: Sunday 19th April 2015 at 12:33:41 

    Anecdotes

    Do you have great stories, interesting adventures or spectacular events you enjoyed at the 'Asprella (1)'? Feel free to write an anecdote and share it with our other visitors.

    Geoffrey Philip Francis Lawson."I remember when we ran her up the beach in kirachi the captain told the engine room to give it all a..." read more »

    Geoffrey Philip Francis Lawson."I remember when we ran her up the beach in kirachi the captain told the engine room to give it all a..." read more »

    Ginger Thomson"joined her at grangemouth , handy as train from Aberdeen , all other trips London, or fly out to joi..." read more »

    Alistai Montgomery"With regard to Mike Carter's anecdote: I was the Chief Engineer the only bachelor onboard running a ..." read more »

    Kevan Corcoran"I was a cadet on Asprella when Jimmy Brittain joined for his final trip. Like Robert, I too found hi..." read more »

    Robert Ian Fletcher"I served on the SS Asprella as 2nd Eng I am sure Jimmy Britain was skipper. Every one seem to be sca..." read more »

    Richard Tomlinson"Further to my previous anecdote about this voyage I want to mention an incident that happened on Mon..." read more »

    Richard Tomlinson"I joined Asprella in Rotterdam in May 1963 and sailed as a Deck Apprentice on this ship for the leng..." read more »

    Richard Banford"I served on her in the 60's, don't have access to my discharge book unfortunately so date approx. ..." read more »

    Mike Carter"The Asprella /GCKE was a cracking ship to be on, with a very friendly atmosphere. We had nine, yes ..." read more »

    Pieter Koops"Whilst I was on the 'Asprella' she was a chemical tanker carrying benxene, toluene & xylene. Under t..." read more »

    Chris Johnson"Joined July 74 in Curacao.Left New York Jan 75.First trip as 3rd Mate.Captain Simon Darroch in charg..." read more »

    Patrick Johnston"I joined the Asprella in Cardiff dry dock in 1969 i think and we sailed to curacao in the carribean,..." read more »

    John Bernard"I joined the Asprella at Grangmouth on 11 10 66 singhed off 18 October 1966 at swansea singhed back ..." read more »

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    Shipmates on the Shell Tanker 'Asprella (1)'

    Name Role Years
    A. Karis Sailor 1961 - 1962
    Alan O'neill D.h.s. 1964 - 1965
    Alan Robinson 2nd engineer 1974 - 1975
    Alan Swinton 5th engineer 1980 - 1980
    Alistai Montgomery Chief engineer 1968 - 1969
    Alistair Mccausland Radio officer 1971 - 1971
    Allan J. Mckay 5th engineer 1971 - 1971
    Anthony Powles Gp3 1969 - 1970
    Barry Moss 3rd engineer 1968 - 1969
    Bernard Reynolds Captain (commanding officer) 1981 - 1981
    Bill (billy) Black Engine room rating 1970 - 1971
    Bill Thomas Catering boy 1960 - 1960
    Bobmead Apprentice engineer/5th engineer 1971 - 1972
    Brian Beattie Junior ordinary seaman 1966 - 1966
    Brian Mcglinchey Catering boy/galley boy 1975 - 1975
    Brian Perry Gis. first ship on contract with shell tankers 1969 - 1969
    Charles Edward Ashman Fireman 1963 - 1963
    Charles Stobbart Catering offficer 1971 - 1971
    Charlie Moreland 5th engineer 1973 - 1974
    Chris Johnson 3rd mate 1974 - 1975
    Chris Pepper Ordinary seaman 1977 - 1977
    Christopher Lustig. Galley boy 1970 - 1970
    Christopher Thomas Pusnik 2nd steward 1969 - 1969
    Clive Bridge Motorman 1 1980 - 1981
    Colin Perkins 3rd mate 1969 - 1969
    Colin Winter Junior ordinary seaman 1964 - 1964
    Colin Wood Steward 1964 - 1964
    Danny Liddington Deck boy 1979 - 1980
    Dave Olpin 2nd engineer 1982 - 1982
    David Bunn 2nd cook and baker 1967 - 1967
    David C. Richmond 2nd engineer 1967 - 1967
    David Dwyer Ordinary seaman 1967 - 1968
    David Heron 2nd cook and baker 1974 - 1974
    David Hitchmough Deck cadet 1978 - 1978
    David Hopwood Pumpman 1981 - 1981
    David Mcadam 4th engineer 1962 - 1962
    David Nesom Chief steward 1975 - 1975
    David Wilson 2nd cook 1970 - 1971
    Dennis Clarke Catering boy/galley boy 1968 - 1969
    Derek Jackson 3rd engineer 1966 - 1967
    Derek Kennedy Able seaman (grade 1) 1971 - 1973
    Doug Hart Fourth engineer 1963 - 1964
    Douglas Birnie Ordinary seaman 1964 - 1964
    Douglas M.C. Renton Chief mate 1967 - 1968
    Erling Root Fireman/greaser 1971 - 1971
    Gary Gray Deck boy 1966 - 1966
    Gary Timmins G2 to scrap karachi 29.01.82 1981 - 1982
    Geoff G Anderson Junior ordinary seaman 1967 - 1967
    Geoff Lewis Deck apprentice 1959 - 1959
    Geoffrey Forster (2) Assistant steward 1972 - 1972
    Geoffrey Philip Francis Lawson. Deckhand 1981 - 1982
    Gordon Gill Deck apprentice 1960 - 1961
    Graeme Lawrence Deck apprentice 1976 - 1977
    Graham Darling (2) Assistant steward 1965 - 1966
    Graham Walden 2nd engineer 1980 - 1981
    Harry Dowbiggin Deck boy/junior ordinary seaman 1964 - n/a
    Harvey Williams 2nd steward 1973 - 1974
    Hugh Smith 3rd mate 1971 - 1972
    Ian Burns 4th engineer 1965 - 1965
    Ian M. Bromley 2nd mate 1972 - 1973
    Ian Olver Catering boy 1963 - 1963
    Ian V. Olver Catering boy 1965 - 1965
    James D. Glover Extra 4th engineer 1973 - 1973
    James Edgar Catering boy 1963 - 1963
    Jeffrey Davies 3rd engineer 1972 - 1972
    Jeffrey Myles Swann Radio officer 1970 - 1971
    John Bernard Catering boy 1966 - 1966
    John Curzons 2nd engineer 1961 - 1962
    John Davies Efficient deckhand - edh 1967 - 1967
    John Davis. 3rd mate 1959 - 1959
    John Melville 3rd engineer 1970 - 1970
    John Murphy Last 5th engineer 1981 - 1982
    John P M Cusson Chief officer 1980 - 1980
    John Pritchard Catering boy/galley boy 1968 - 1969
    John Wilson (2) Deck cadet 1974 - 1975
    Jon Welford Deck cadet 1974 - 1974
    Joseph Moore 4th engineer 1975 - 1975
    Keith Brewster 2nd cook and baker 1962 - 1963
    Keith Roberts Senior radio officer 1981 - 1982
    Ken Hart 2nd engineer 1968 - 1968
    Ken Heiser 3rd mate 1965 - 1965
    Michael O'keeffe Steward 1981 - 1981
    Mike Bailey 3rd engineer 1980 - 1981
    Mike Carter Radio officer 1969 - 1969
    Mike Ford Radio officer 1979 - 1980
    Mike Gilmour (1) Radio officer 1966 - 1967
    Mike Hancock 5th engineer 1972 - 1972
    Mike Muir (1) Grade 1 seaman 1968 - 1969
    Mike Nicholls Radio officer 1969 - 1970
    Mike Ryan Deck cadet 1979 - 1979
    Murray Mcgregor Deck cadet 1975 - 1975
    Neil Frederick Hillman 2nd cook 1966 - 1966
    Nick Tottie Catering boy 1961 - 1962
    Paul Crouch Engineer cadet 1978 - 1978
    Paul Evans Engine cadet 1971 - 1972
    Paul Neil Webster Efficient deckhand - edh 1966 - 1967
    Pete Clementson Radio officer 1975 - 1975
    Peter B. Pamment Chief officer 1981 - 1981
    Peter Murphy Catering boy/galley boy 1963 - 1964
    Peter Raymond Crean Catering boy/galley boy 1967 - 1967
    Peter Rees 2nd cook 1969 - 1969
    Peter Walker Fith engineer 1968 - 1968
    Phil Hughes Junior ordinary seaman 1959 - 1963
    Pieter Koops 3rd mate 1965 - 1965
    Ray Williams (taffy) 5th engineer 1974 - 1975
    Richard Banford Deck 1964 - 1964
    Richard Tomlinson Deck apprentice 1963 - 1964
    Richard William Grainger Catering boy/galley boy 1959 - 1960
    Robert Diamond Deck hand 1981 - 1981
    Robert Ian Fletcher 2nd engineer 1972 - 1973
    Roger David Collins 5th engineer 1972 - 1972
    Roger Parker (2) Fireman 1967 - 1968
    Ronald Davies Engineer apprentice promoted to 5th eng 1968 - 1969
    Ronald E Tait (orkney) 2nd steward 1971 - 1972
    Ronnie White Galley boy 1962 - 1963
    Russ Rattan Catering boy/galley boy 1980 - 1980
    Sean Pulford Junior catering rating 1979 - 1979
    Stan Riley 5th engineer 1959 - 1960
    Stephen Osborne Last 3rd mate 1981 - 1982
    Stephen Paine Grade 2 / 3 seaman 1972 - 1973
    Steve Czerwionka Third engineer 1974 - 1975
    Steve Harding Radio officer 1981 - 1981
    Steve Woodcock Jos-sos 1979 - 1979
    Steven William Veal 5th engineer 1973 - 1973
    Stuart Gallaway 2nd mate 1976 - 1976
    Syd Lees Mate 1977 - 1977
    Terry Jones Assistant steward 1971 - 1972
    Thomas Ogle Able seaman (grade 1) 1970 - 1970
    Tony Mcnally D.b.s 1970 - 1970
    Tony Ripper Deck cadet 1976 - 1976
    Tony Roskilly Junior radio officer 1972 - 1971
    William Wade Navigation cadet 1970 - 1970

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