NORTHERN SHELL (2)

About

Completed 1969 as Olau Syd for Olau Line Denmark. 1972 sold Brown London and renamed Axel Heiberg. 1974 sold to Roy Marine Canada and renamed Frosbisher Transport. 1977 sold to Shell Canadian Tankers and renamed NORTHERN SHELL. 1987 renamed Leon. 1990 sold to Petromarine Bordeaux and renamed Samport. 1993 sold to Oakley Bahamas and renamed Mundra. 2000 scrapped India.

Also known as
Olau Sud
Axel Heiberg
Frobisher Transport
Leon
Somport
Mundra
IMO number
7004275
Call sign
VGBK
Construction number
390
Tonnage
10.187 ton
Beam
19m
Length overall
141m
Year of construction
1969
Year of renaming/broken up
2000
Service for Shell
1977 to 1987
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Chris Hirtle 5th engineer 1973 to 1974
Scott Vrooman cadet officer 1973
Gordon Thopre 4th engineer, 3rd engineer 1974
Desmond Downton wheelsman 1978 to 1979
Ken Potter engineer cadet 1980 to 1982
Greg Wilkie porter 1980
Chris King 2nd engineer 1981 to 1985 4th, 3rd 2nd engineer
Robert Simons 4th engineer 1984 4th engineers assistant (engine room)
Stewart Walker 4th engineer 1985 to 1986
Jean Carriere 4th engineer 1985 to 1987
Malcolm Bryant oiler 1986

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
02/14/2013 - 21:47 Jacques Paul

WORK ON THE FROBISHER TRANSPORT 2YERS
J'AI TRAVAILLER SUR FROBISHER TRANSPORT 2 ANS C'ETAIT
UN BON BATEAU JE SUIS DE SOREL-TRACY QUEBEC CANADA