|Also known as
|Year of construction
|Year of renaming/broken up
|Service for Shell
1960 to 1975
|06/22/2013 - 18:02
We all went ashore in genoa Italy and I forgot my money and in genoa u tie up by the aft and u have to get a boat back and there was not one so I climb back on board by the aft ropes then missed the the lads in the bar and got mug and stabbed and ended up no cloths or money good hay
|04/17/2013 - 13:27
Some good times had on this ship, great crew all round, Ch. Eng.Phill (Uncle Phill) Hogarth & Capt.Salt. Water. Taylor. Anyone recall this time on Vertagus.Negative replies not reguired.
|03/17/2011 - 19:31
Joined Jan 1973 in Singapore.Left June 73 in Singapore.Captain Annett gave us all a hard time.Interesting visit to buoys off Sriracha.Deck cadets given job of fending off visitors!!No chance......
|02/10/2011 - 20:22
I joined the Vertagus in Niigata Japan January 1969. I was 17 straight from NSTS.
|05/26/2009 - 22:54
I jioned the vertagus at falmouth 26.7.67 in dry dock we sighed on for 6 mounths we headed of two the far east .kewait,INDIA,BOMBAY AND Butchers island back two Kewait then down two Geelone Astralia back two Kewait headed two singapore we got into a hurricain it was pritty fritning,we went back two kewait then we headed back down the Indian Osean we had xmas there on board the vertagas we had good xmas, we stopped south africa then headed up the Adlantic to rotterdam,pick a load for the UK,It was very cold after being away in the warm sun it was v good trip,i sighed up as c/boy we sighed of 29 january 1968
|04/07/2009 - 11:07
i was only on the vertagus for one year.my age was only obout 19