Alan Mason

Guestbook messages

Date Message
03/31/2007 - 17:28 to the author of mail mr Eric Brown with such an illustrious career with Shell it makes me think you must have held high rank. which dares me to ask if you were captain Brown of the Hydatina during her maiden voyage 1956-57 during which I was a first trip fiver. in anticipation
03/05/2007 - 00:34 Whilst checking the pictures and crewlists i came across an aquaintance, a Mr. george craggs he may have a memory of myself and the other fiver johnny Leck from Greemock ifyou are interested drop an Email george.
09/23/2006 - 01:43 just adding a message refresher my first entry was a year ago since when i have recognized some names but have not contacted anyone. my history is in the pictures page on Hamminea hydatina tomergerus and glessula opening up the oil fields in Nigeria
12/22/2005 - 17:02 To Kees and all the chaps who read this great guest book sincere best wishes either afloat or ashore alanm
10/12/2005 - 23:45 reference Carl Grippert's comments if we are speaking about the same Ch. Steward Pacheco i was with him onboard the Glessula in West Africa in 1957 in fact when he changed his camera I bought his Zies Great times long ago.
06/20/2005 - 00:31 In answer to John Gallager reference T2 fleet lay up in loch Swilly i was a fiver on the tomergerus i believe one of the last to lay up. I understand they were to lie for two years then scrap i have a photograph showing lying line ahead. this i can email to you.
04/06/2005 - 15:51 just introduce to the site and the memory banks are now red hot.joined Hydatina new out of Glasgow late 56 left her late 57. joined Glessula to open up Nigerian oil fields in Port Harcourt in 58.Joined Thomogerus 59 after 7 months laid her up with T2 fleet in lough Swilley. joined Haminea late 59 finally left Shell late 60 to get married then joined E>D s glad to hear from anyone who knew me.


Period Tanker Job Details Action
1956 to 1957 HYDATINA 5th engineer
1958 to 1959 TOMOGERUS 5th engineer
1958 to 1959 GLESSULA 5th engineer
1959 to 1960 HAMINEA (1) 5th engineer, 4th engineer