Naranio

About

Completed 1943 as Naranio for STUK. 1960 to Shell Tankers Rotterdam. 3-3-1961 arrived Bruges for scrapping.

Information
IMO number
1168364
Call sign
GIGF / PGCU
Construction number
69
Tonnage
12.126 ton
Beam
18m
Length overall
147m
Year of construction
1943
Year of renaming/broken up
1961
Service for Shell
1943 to 1961
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
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Sailors

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
01/03/2010 - 21:59 Mike Evans

I was an apprentice engineer between Aug 56 and Feb 57, I was there when the 4th engineer cut his toe off whilst at anchor off Larnacor Cyptus, I was on his 8-12 watch. After that I kept the watch on my own.

07/12/2009 - 16:49 Terence Brown

i was thirteen when i signed on the naranio as a cabin boy september 1943.my dad leo brown was ships cook.on september 27 1943 we went in convoy to new york,from there to curaceu dutch west indies,we took on board a cargo of aviation spirit.from there we sailed in convoy to bathurst and port marshal west africa.our cargo was used to fuel flyingboats who were based there.from there we saild for dublin and home to liverpool.as well as the normal crew we army and naval gunners on board.i was 14 on the 24 of october.