AURIS (2)

About

Completed 1948 as AURIS for STUK. 5-8-1962 arrived Blyth for scrapping.

IMO number
1181847
Call sign
GRZN
Construction number
686
Tonnage
12.290 ton
Beam
18m
Length overall
147m
Year of construction
1948
Year of renaming/broken up
1962
Service for Shell
1948 to 1962
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
George Francis unknown 1948 to 1962 my nephew has the brass plaque from the ship
Leonard Brown able seaman 1949 to 1950
Ken Beedle chief engineer 1950 to 1952 my late father, anv (nick) beedle (1918-2003) was chief engineer of the auris from 1950-52 during the period when it was fitted with marine gas turbine propulsion units and its historic trans-atlantic crossing in 1951.
John Michael Co... apprentice 1951 to 1952
Anthony Tony Bond ordinary seaman 1951
Prof Mary Forsling designer 1952 my father designed the gas turbine of the Auris, at the first Atlantic crossing with her
Bernard Barney ... catering boy/galley boy 1952 to 1953
Bernard Barney ... catering boy/galley boy 1952 to 1953
Roy T. Hall 5th engineer 1953 to 1956
Mike J Kirlew mate 1953 to 1954 supernumerary mate
John Smith catering 1954
Graham Hopkins unknown 1955 to 1956 working on it when i was in barry dock for campbell and iisherwood
Paul Nobel steward 1955 steward/ dutch crew/ english off/bring her fron rotterdam to england
William Oliver Brown 2nd captain 1956 my father was captain on this ship twice but not sure of the dates
Tim Mitchell 2 5th engineer 1958 to 1973
Graham Watson 5th engineer 1959 to 1960
Roy Mcwhan catering boy 1959
David Warren 2 deck apprentice 1960 One trip Curacao-Tilbury, Capt. Brown
Henry Watson junior ordinary seaman 1961 to 1962