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    Velutina

    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Velutina'

    Last modification: Monday 21st March 2016 at 13:56:26 

    Anecdotes

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

    Michael Kemp"I joined Velutina in Mina on 23rd February 1961 3 days after paying off Horomya. I was glad of the 3..." read more »

    David John Turner"The Velutina was one of the early ā€œVā€ class tankers and the layout of her ER was such that it se..." read more »

    Raymond Field"I joined Velutina aged 17 at TW Greenwells No1 drydock March23rd 1953 in Sunderland my first deepsea..." read more »

    David Bowen"The scale model of this ship is on permanent display in the University of Plymouth.. David Bowen...." read more »

    Ian Candy"Joined her as senior R/O, just finished my qualifying seatime. Given a first tripper Junior whose n..." read more »

    John Rigby"My great uncle was the foreman at Swan Hunter's shipyard at Wallsend on Tyne.I went to the launch a..." read more »

    George Hughes"I joined the "VELUTINA" at Smiths shipyard in South Shields, on the Tyne. It was my first ship afte..." read more »

    Roy Robertson"In my 7 months on the Velutina we went aground in the St Lawrence River, had a collision with the lo..." read more »

    Picture(s) of the Shell Tanker 'Velutina'

    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Velutina'

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    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Velutina'

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    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Velutina'

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    Helderline Shell Tanker 'Velutina'

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    Shipmates on the Shell Tanker 'Velutina'

    Name Role Period Details
    Alan Thomas 5th engineer 1962 - 1964
    Albert Bishop 2nd cook and baker 1960 - 1960
    Andy Crooke Apprentice engineer 1966 - 1967
    Barry Evans 5th engineer 1967 - 1968
    Barry Hughes Deck apprentice 1957 - 1958
    Brian Leeds Gooch Deck apprentice 1960 - 1960
    Brian Scanlan Senior ordinary seaman 1955 - 1956
    Bruce Devlin 3rd engineer 1953 - 1954
    Bryan Whittle 2nd officer 1958 - 1959
    Clifford Charles Walter Dorman Apprentice engineer 1962 - 1962
    Colin Osman Extra 4th engineer 1970 - 1970
    David John Turner Apprentice engineer 1955 - 1955
    David Kingston Apprentice engineer 1961 - 1961
    David R Beeston Apprentice engineer 1970 - 1970
    David Rayfield Deck apprentice 1960 - 1961
    David S Logie 4th engineer 1968 - 1968
    Geoff Akehurst Deck apprentice 1969 - 1969
    Geoff Amos Deck apprentice 1963 - 1964
    George Bell Deck apprentice 1951 - 1951
    George Hughes Cabin boy 1955 - 1956 cabin boy steward
    Glynn Turnbull Apprentice engineer 1964 - 1965
    Graeme Wood Apprentice engineer 1966 - 1966
    Ian Candy Radio officer 1963 - 1964
    Ian Ross Apprentice 1951 - 1952
    Jack Bore Deck apprentice 1952 - 1953
    John (Ian) Murray 5th engineer 1968 - 1968
    John (jack) Morrison Captain (commanding officer) n/a - n/a My dad was either a mate or captain
    John Bateson 3rd engineer 1968 - 1968
    John P M Cusson 2nd officer 1963 - 1964
    Julian Clarke Deck apprentice 1964 - 1964
    Lawrence Lawson Boyle 2nd engineer 1960 - 1961
    Leo J. Mc Shane 2nd officer 1961 - 1961
    Les Docking Assistant steward 1957 - 1957
    Llewellyn Heywood Jones Deck apprentice 1955 - 1956
    Michael Battrick Deck apprentice 1962 - 1962
    Michael Kemp 3rd deck officer 1965 - 1965
    Nigel Page Apprentice engineer 1966 - 1966
    Peter Barratt 3rd engineer 1962 - 1963
    Peter Dobson (1) Catering boy/galley boy 1958 - 1958
    Peter Rowe Deck apprentice 1965 - 1966
    Peter Wilkinson Engineer cadet 1966 - 1966
    Philip Ablett 2nd cook and baker 1955 - 1956
    Pieter Koops 3rd officer 1962 - 1963
    Ray Gill Apprentice engineer 1968 - 1969
    Raymond Field Galley boy 1953 - 1953 1st trip
    Reginald Tennyson Bates Junior radio officer 1954 - 1955
    Richard Tomlinson Deck apprentice 1960 - 1961
    Richard Williams Navigation cadet 1969 - 1969
    Robin Campbell-lendrum 5th engineer, 4th engineer 1968 - 1968
    Rodger Laycock Deck apprentice 1956 - 1956
    Roger Poulton 3rd mate 1961 - 1961
    Roy Gillham Efficient deckhand 1958 - 1958
    Roy Robertson Deck cadet 1970 - 1971
    Sheff Preston 5th engineer 1961 - 1961
    Sid Barlow Deck 1956 - 1956
    Stan Mayes (1) Junior ordinary seaman 1958 - 1958
    Thomas Curry 5th engineer 1963 - 1963
    Thomas Wiffen Deck boy 1950 - 1951
    Timothy F. Porter 3rd mate 1969 - 1970
    Trevor Cox Deck apprentice 1966 - 1967
    Trevor Palin Deck apprentice 1969 - 1969
    Willie Carle 4th engineer, 3rd engineer 1968 - 1969

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