- Name: Vibex
- Imo number: 5379535
- Year of construction: 1955
- Discarded in: 1972
- Status: Sold
- Class: V
- Tonnage: 33.675
- Yard: Harland & Wolff Shipyard Belfast
- Construction number: 1484
- Flag: Great Britain
- Callsign: GTNL
- Owner: Shell Tankers U.K.
- Extra information: Completed 1955 as Vibex for STUK. 1972 sold to Heerema Engineering Services and converted into two pontoons H102 and H104.
Last modification: Sunday 15th June 2014 at 20:47:11
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Roy Rodwell: "she (vibex)always had a nasty habit of blacking out after leaving the maracibo lakes on route to rot..." read more »
Richard Tomlinson: "On the 3rd April 1966, when passing through the Torres Straight, with the pilot on board, the Master..." read more »
Thomas P. Hughes: "June 1970. Departed Durban for Arabian Gulf. En-route, one boiler failed due salt water contaminatio..." read more »
Bernard Reynolds: "The Vibex was my first ship which I joined at Eastham (Stanlow)January 1957, the Suez crisis was in ..." read more »
Frank Kneebone: " Yes Capt Ham signed my dischage book North Shields 4/12/59..." read more »
Mervyn Ham: "My late father, Capt Herbert Ham, was a master mariner with the shell fleet. He retired in 1962 but ..." read more »
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