VOLSELLA (1)

About

Completed 1906 as Veraston for Merchiston S.S. 1917 sold to General Trading. 1920 purchased by Anglo-Saxon and converted to a case-oil carrier. Renamed Volsella. 1948 sold to Chinese owners. 10-1950 scrapped Hong Kong.

Also known as
Veraston
IMO number
1124318
Call sign
GQJC
Construction number
739
Tonnage
1.979 ton
Beam
12m
Length overall
89m
Year of construction
1906
Year of renaming/broken up
1950
Service for Shell
1920 to 1948
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
William Loughlin 2nd officer 1939
Arthur David Jackman 2nd mate 1947 to 1948

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
12/15/2015 - 00:59 Albert Gamble

My late cousin O E (Tom)Payens was third engineer on the Volsella (1) between 20 November 1942 and 7 June 1943. Can anyone tell me if the Volsella (1) was bombed or torpedoed whilst in Alexandria Harbour during this period.

07/24/2013 - 15:29 Katy Leitch

Hello. Can anyone tell me if Volsella 1 was part of the Arctic Convoys?
Thankyou