Jon Welford

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Anecdotes

Tanker Date Anecdote
Amoria (1) 03/23/2009 - 19:21

Third ship as Deck Cadet, When there was a generator failure the old Doxford Diesel just kept going!

Arianta (1) 03/20/2009 - 20:20

Joined in Malta, as Deck cadet, Later we damaged the bow entering the dock at Antwerp and later smashed the prop at Stanlow. The crew on board at that time were fantastic, never been on a ship like it. Brilliant.

Etrema (2) 03/20/2009 - 19:43

I joined the Etrema in St John for the sea trials as third mate and raised the Red Ensign for the first time on the hand over to STUK.

Hemifusus 03/20/2009 - 20:10

My first ship as Deck Cadet joined in Rotterdam and straight to Barry Dry Dock to replace propshaft bearings. Loaded Lube oils in Curacao ended up in New Zealand, Only ship I spent Christmas aboard in 9 years with Shell!

Hemifusus 03/20/2009 - 20:06