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    Amastra (2)

    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Amastra (2)'

    Last modification: Sunday 19th April 2015 at 12:37:55 

    Anecdotes

    Do you have great stories, interesting adventures or spectacular events you enjoyed at the 'Amastra (2)'? Feel free to write an anecdote and share it with our other visitors.

    Brian Owenson"First Joined the Amastra at the Keil Canalin 1963.My 1st ship,15 years old,first time away from home..." read more »

    William Hoey"I was on the Amastra from 1971 to 1972 as Senior Ordinary Seaman. I sailed with a great Master calle..." read more »

    Dave Chissel"I joined her as 3rd engr 1n 1959 and en route via the suez canal the junior transferred too much oil..." read more »

    Bill Bayliss"I joined the Amastra March 1963 Sunderland dry dock 8 months later paid off in Kiel. I was 1st tri..." read more »

    Roger Beecroft"1980 saw my third trip on the Amastra and I have to say this ship brings back some of my favourite m..." read more »

    Roger Beecroft"I joined in Cardiff where she was carrying out a largly DIY refit with the excess of engineers the c..." read more »

    Thomas P. Hughes"Joined Singapore while vessel was refitting alongside at Kepple Singapore following ER flooding in V..." read more »

    Don Joughin"My first contact with the Amastra was in the building of it. I was seconded to Smiths Dock to comple..." read more »

    Neil Atkins"Sailed on her 1st trip fiver in 1979, the chief was Don Joughin. Sailed on her again a few years lat..." read more »

    John Bernard"I joined the amastra at swansea on 20th 8 1966.The amastra was in dry dock getting a refit it left d..." read more »

    Gordon Wright"Amastra: what a ship! I spent 4 months or so on Amastra as a deck cadet. As many will remember, sh..." read more »

    Barney Boylan (3)"On the 11th April 1967 I found myself sailing along the coast of Vietnam bound for the port of Nha T..." read more »

    Aad H.c.j. Born"From US Navy archives the following story was extracted: At 0010h, on April 12, 1967, the privatel..." read more »

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    Shipmates on the Shell Tanker 'Amastra (2)'

    Name Role Period Details
    Alan Blair 4th engineer 1969 - 1970
    Alan Jones (alanthewater) Catering boy/2nd cook 1961 - 1962
    Alistair Randoll Deck cadet 1978 - 1979
    Andrew Perry Engineer cadet 1983 - 1983
    Andrew Thomas Engineer cadet 1982 - 1982
    Ashley Barnard 3rd engineer 1980 - 1981
    Barney Boylan (2) Assistant steward 1966 - 1967
    Barry Tilley Assistant steward 1959 - 1959
    Bernard Reynolds Captain (commanding officer) 1980 - 1980
    Bill Bayliss Deck boy 1963 - 1963
    Bob Marshall 3rd mate, 2nd mate 1974 - 1976
    Brian Blythe 2nd mate 1979 - 1979
    Brian Owenson Catering boy 1963 - 1964
    Bruce Hermeston 5th engineer 1964 - 1964
    Carl Ainsley Engineer cadet 1981 - 1981
    Charles Stobbart (Died 11-1-2012) Catering offficer 1970 - 1971
    Chris Smith Navigation cadet 1972 - 1972
    Colin S. Bland 5th engineer, 4th engineer 1971 - 1971 make water
    Colin Williamson 3rd engineer 1979 - 1979 motor time
    Dave Chissel 3rd engineer 1958 - 1959
    Dave Freeman Deck cadet 1976 - 1976
    Dave Murphy Engineer cadet 1973 - 1973
    David Brook Apprentice 1960 - 1960
    David Bunn 2nd cook and baker 1965 - 1966
    David C. Richmond Extra chief engineer 1972 - 1972 motor time
    David Homes Catering boy/galley boy 1971 - 1972
    David John Reid Engineer cadet (engineer cadet and slave) 1982 - 1982
    David Lester Apprentice engineer 1960 - 1961
    David Reid Engineer cadet 1982 - 1982
    David Spence (2) 2nd officer 1967 - 1967
    Derek Cumming 3rd mate 1980 - 1983
    Derek Henry Bowdery Engineer cadet 1960 - 1960
    Don Joughin Chief engineer 1980 - 1980
    Doug Macintyre 3rd officer 1981 - 1981
    Douglas M.C. Renton Master 1971 - 1972
    Douglas Richmond 5th engineer 1972 - 1972
    Eileen Brown 3rd officer 1981 - 1982 deck cadet, 3rd officer
    Eric Halcrow 3rd engineer 1982 - 1982 motor time
    Fred Wood Catering boy 1966 - 1967
    Geoff Akehurst 3rd officer 1975 - 1975
    Geoff Donnelly 2nd mate 1984 - 1984
    George Copus 5th engineer 1964 - 1964
    Gordon Wright Deck cadet 1982 - 1982
    Graham Lister 4th engineer 1982 - 1982
    Harry Birtles Apprentice engineer/5th engineer 1959 - 1961
    Herbie Battye Chief officer 1976 - 1977
    Iain Moffatt Chief engineer 1968 - 1968
    Ian Howard Cadet 1982 - 1983
    James D. (Jim) Auton Chief engineer 1979 - 1980
    James Stewart Fenton 5th engineer 1967 - 1967
    James W. Crosby Po mechanic 1966 - 1966
    Joe Collins 3rd mate 1976 - 1977 Last trip with the company
    John Bernard Cabin boy 1966 - 1966
    John Betts Assistant steward 1972 - 1972
    John Kirkland 5th engineer 1983 - 1983
    John Melville 3rd engineer 1972 - 1973
    John Miller Mate 1982 - 1983
    John P M Cusson Unknown 1981 - 1982
    John Pickering Chef kok 1973 - 1974
    John Tarling Deck cadet 1975 - 1975
    Joseph Clark Murphy Deck apprentice 1965 - 1965
    Joseph Zerafa 3rd mate 1983 - 1984
    Ken Bolton Efficient deckhand 1964 - 1964
    Ken Cooper Catering 1964 - 1964
    Ken Edwards 5th engineer 1983 - 1983
    Kenneth Hopps 5th engineer 1962 - 1962
    Kerrion Marsh Engineer 1969 - 1971
    Kevin Blackburn 5th engineer 1970 - 1970
    Kevin Robson Catering boy 1972 - 1972
    Lenny Fisher Cabin boy 1968 - 1970
    Les Straughan 5th engineer 1973 - 1977
    Malcolm Newell 2nd engineer 1971 - 1972
    Mark Adams 3rd officer 1981 - 1981
    Mark Hill Deck cadet 1983 - 1984
    Mark Shaun Buckley Deck cadet 1977 - 1978 onboard twice 77\'
    Martin Goodrum Radio officer 1972 - 1972
    Michael Beddie Efficient deckhand 1967 - 1967
    Michael Johnston Assistant steward 1969 - 1969
    Michael Kemp Extra 3rd officer 1965 - 1965 homeward bound as supernumary
    Michael Mancey Deck apprentice 1963 - 1964
    Mike Carter Radio officer 1965 - 1966
    Mike Nicholls Radio officer 1967 - 1968
    Mike Riley Chief engineer 1977 - 1977
    Neil Carmichael Apprentice engineer 1959 - 1959
    Nicholas Charles Howard Chief officer 1981 - 1981
    Nick Emerson 3rd mate 1972 - 1972
    Nigel Draffin (1) Apprentice engineer 1970 - 1971
    Nigel Sharrock 5th engineer 1975 - 1975
    Paul Ayers Able seaman n/a - n/a
    Peter Burt Engineer cadet 1982 - 1983
    Peter D Miller 5th engineer 1970 - 1970
    Peter Graham 2nd officer 1964 - 1964
    Phil Gunner Radio officer 1977 - 1977
    Richard Paul Helliar Deck cadet 1976 - 1976
    Robert Ian Fletcher Apprentice engineer 1965 - 1965
    Robert T. Dunbar 3rd officer 1973 - 1974
    Robin Campbell-lendrum Extra 2nd engineer 1980 - 1980 motor time
    Robin Keer-keer 2nd mate 1961 - 1961
    Robin Trusler 2nd officer 1970 - 1971
    Roger Beecroft 3rd engineer 1980 - 1980
    Roy Ezzard (Died 30-12-2016) Captain (commanding officer) 1989 - 1990
    Roy Robertson 2nd mate 1984 - 1985
    Stephan (steve) Thomas Radio/electronics officer 1979 - 1981
    Stephen Adams Deck cadet 1973 - 1974
    Stephen Bunce 3rd engineer 1977 - 1977
    Stephen Catchpole Catering boy 1972 - 1973
    Stephen Sharp Engineer cadet 1980 - 1980
    Steve Seal 4th engineer 1985 - 1985 took her to scrap with Bill Shelley
    Steven Foot 3rd mate 1970 - 1971
    Terry Crook 3rd engineer 1983 - 1984 motor time
    Terry Smart Extra 3rd engineer 1967 - 1967
    Thomas P. Hughes 3rd officer 1967 - 1968
    Tony Hocking 5th engineer 1981 - 1982
    Vic Conoly Fireman 1966 - 1967
    Warren Liddle Pantryboy 1961 - 1962 pantry boy
    William Hoey Senior ordinary seaman 1971 - 1972
    William Muirhead 3rd mate 1969 - 1969
    William Nicol (1) 2nd cook and baker 1970 - 1971
    William Ross Farquhar Senior ordinary seaman 1964 - 1964

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