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    Axina

    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Axina'

    Last modification: Sunday 19th April 2015 at 12:35:06 

    Anecdotes

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

    Tony Dodd"I joined the Axina in Honolulu in January 1972 as 4/E. We flew out a few days beforehand and had a c..." read more »

    Alan Waddington"I was the mess man in early seventies great times wine women and song as they say we were taking a..." read more »

    Robert Lee"i joined sts "axina" in singapore in 1972 aged 16,as a catering boy. we ran from singapore to siagon..." read more »

    Robert Butler"I JOINED THE AXINA IN FALMOUTH WHERE I NOW LIVE. IN 1960 WE VISITED THE STATES JAPAN NEW ZEALAND AUS..." read more »

    Colin Lewis"We run from Singapore to danang latrang and Saigon tanked up with jet fuel can remember steering her..." read more »

    Simon Heanue"My first ship as a green 16 year old. Joined her in Singapore with full crew. Remember going to Saig..." read more »

    Dave Wodworker"joined ship in channel dry dock Cardiff trip out to Dutch west indies and did a few runs into U.S. B..." read more »

    Mike Carter"Whilst travelling up the South Vietnamese coast one black night, having finished my last radio watch..." read more »

    Ken Williamson"i steered her to the scrapyard in kaohsiung on 23.3.78...." read more »

    John Michael Reeve"Axina was the first ship I served on. I joined as a 'green' Engineer Apprentice cadet in September ..." read more »

    Alan Blair"This was the trip that the "Axina" went MISSING on route South from the Gulf when the R.O. went " of..." read more »

    Nigel George"joined in tokyo then singapore, then off to v/n and many others..." read more »

    David Fryer"My first ship, joined at Tibury, first stop was Jarrow. Cookie said wash the pans (strap up)the crew..." read more »

    Bernard Reynolds"Da Nang 1968/69 We were discharging aviation spirit through a submarine pipeline which went up a ri..." read more »

    Ian Kenworthy"Interesting to read the anecdote regarding Jimmy Moss. Don't remember him but I was on the Axina 2 y..." read more »

    Ian Kenworthy"Interesting to read the anecdote regarding Jimmy Moss. Don't remember him but I was on the Axina 2 y..." read more »

    Jimmy Arthur Moss"I am writing this on behalf of Jimmy Moss as Jim is not into computers. He recalls: I joined Axina i..." read more »

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    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Axina'

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    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Axina'

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    Shipmates on the Shell Tanker 'Axina'

    Name Role Period Details
    Adrian Taylor 2nd cook and baker 1977 - 1977
    Alan Blair 3rd engineer 1971 - 1971 first trip
    Alan Haynes 2nd mate 1967 - 1967
    Alan Thomas Kennedy 5th engineer 1973 - 1973
    Alan Waddington Messman 1972 - 1972
    Allen Higgins 3rd engineer 1971 - 1971
    Andrew Price 3rd mate 1976 - 1976
    Andy Murray Navigation cadet 1974 - 1975
    Arthur Halls Grandson Chief engineer 1976 - 1976
    Ashley Barnard 5th engineer 1977 - 1977
    Barry Evans 5th engineer 1966 - 1967
    Barry Tilley Assistant steward 1959 - 1959
    Ben Palmer 3rd mate 1977 - 1977
    Bernard Reynolds Chief officer 1968 - 1969
    Bob Palmer 5th engineer 1965 - 1965
    Brian Charles Purchase Chief and ships cook 1970 - 1971
    Brian Knight Engineer 1966 - 1966
    Charles Stobbart (Died 11-1-2012) 2nd steward 1961 - 1962
    Chris Robin Deck apprentice 1963 - 1964
    Colin Eke Deck cadet 1974 - 1974
    Colin Lewis Deck hand (d.h.u.) 1966 - 1967
    Colin Parnell 5th engineer 1970 - 1971
    Dave Wodworker Deck boy 1962 - 1962
    David Cumming 5th engineer 1969 - 1969
    David Fryer Catering boy/galley boy 1966 - 1967
    David Warwick 5th engineer 1975 - 1975
    Derek Simpson Messman 1972 - 1973
    Des Mclindon Deck apprentice 1968 - 1968
    Eddie Collins Steward 1969 - 1970
    Francis Geary Engineer cadet 1976 - 1976
    Geoff Henderson Apprentice engineer/5th engineer 1971 - 1971 eng/app fiver
    Geoff Walker Assistant steward 1962 - 1963
    Geoffrey Forster (2) 2nd steward 1974 - 1975
    George Fenwick 5th engineer 1970 - 1970
    Gerald W Brown 3rd engineer 1966 - 1966
    Glenn Campbell Junior ordinary seaman 1974 - 1975
    Graham Lister Engineer cadet 1977 - 1977
    Herbie A. Battye 2nd officer 1976 - 1976
    Ian F.Boon (Died 31-10-2011) Chief officer 1965 - 1965
    Ian Kenworthy Deck apprentice 1958 - 1959
    Ian M. Bromley 2nd mate 1971 - 1971
    Ian Mckay Beattie Radio officer 1966 - 1966
    James Macintyre Extra 3rd mate 1964 - 1964
    Jim Russell Deck apprentice 1962 - 1962
    Jimmy Arthur Moss 5th engineer 1960 - 1961
    John Bruce 3rd mate 1969 - 1969
    John Haywood 5th engineer 1971 - 1972
    John Howarth Efficient deckhand 1972 - 1972
    John Hudson Apprentice engineer/5th engineer 1971 - 1971
    John McSheffrey Deck hand 1977 - 1977
    John Michael Reeve Engineer cadet apprentice 1959 - 1960
    John Pearce 5th engineer 1964 - 1964
    John Rex Winsor 2nd mate 1961 - 1961
    Ken Graham 4th engineer 1964 - 1965
    Ken Williamson Able seaman 1978 - 1978
    Leslie Payne 5th engineer 1971 - 1971
    Michael Mancey 3rd mate 1966 - 1967
    Michael Marsh 3rd engineer 1975 - 1975
    Michael Rand 5th engineer 1965 - 1966
    Mike (fred) Fryer Pumpman 1971 - 1971
    Mike Carter Radio officer 1966 - 1967
    Mike Connell Galley boy, steward 1972 - 1972
    Mike Gray Deck apprentice 1965 - 1966
    Mike Hancock 5th engineer 1971 - 1972
    Mike Nicholls Radio officer 1969 - 1969
    Mike Rich 3rd mate 1967 - 1968
    Mike Riley Chief engineer 1975 - 1975
    Nick Emerson Supernumerary 1972 - 1972
    Nigel Draffin (2) 2nd engineer 1976 - 1976
    Norman Williams 2nd cook and baker 1964 - 1964
    Paul Fuller 3rd mate 1975 - 1975
    Peter Drummond Efficient deckhand 1969 - 1971
    Peter Gill 3rd mate 1971 - 1971
    Peter John Eastick Assistant steward 1969 - 1969
    Peter John Houghton 2nd engineer 1975 - 1975
    Peter M Morgan Cadet 1969 - 1969
    Phil Gunner Radio officer 1976 - 1976
    Philip Ablett Chef kok 1964 - 1964
    Ray Carlson Apprentice engineer 1959 - 1960
    Rex Young 2nd engineer 1959 - 1960
    Richard Hesketh 5th engineer 1973 - 1974
    Richard Lacey Cabin boy 1967 - 1968
    Robert Butler Catering boy/galley boy 1960 - 1961
    Robert Currie 5th engineer 1973 - 1974
    Robert H J G Lewis Officer's steward 1964 - 1964
    Robert Johnson Deck cadet 1971 - 1972 1st trip
    Robert Lee Catering boy/galley boy 1971 - 1972 catering boy/galley boy
    Robin Buncombe 5th engineer 1970 - 1971
    Robin Campbell-lendrum 2nd engineer officer 1974 - 1975
    Robin Guy Cadet 1972 - 1972
    Roger Phillips 2nd engineer 1970 - 1971
    Ron Dixon 5th engineer 1977 - 1978
    Roy Barker Assistant steward 1967 - 1968
    Simon Heanue Galley boy 1970 - 1970 1st trip
    Simon Reilly 2nd engineer 1969 - 1970
    Stan Deck hand 1962 - 1962
    Steven Clarke Officer 1974 - 1975 navigating cadet officer
    Stewart Mccormick Deck apprentice 1963 - 1964
    Terence John Hunter Uncertificated 3rd mate 1969 - 1970
    Terence York Catering boy/galley boy 1961 - 1961
    Terry Smart 3rd engineer 1966 - 1967
    Thomas Malcolm Davies 3rd engineer 1972 - 1973
    Vic Hubbert 3rd mate 1964 - 1965
    William Andrew Jamison Radio officer 1970 - 1971
    William Hilton Fireman/greaser 1959 - 1959

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