|10/08/2006 - 01:24||What a wonderful source of memories! I sailed on the following Shell tankers: Capsa - 1957 - Deck App Ninella - 1957 to 1958 - Deck App Thalamus - 1959 - Deck App Thaumastus - 1958 to 1959 - Deck App Varicella - 1959 to 1960 - Deck App Patro - 1960 to 1961 - Acting 4th Mate Capisteria - 1961 to 1962 - 3rd Mate Pallium - 1963 - 2nd Mate If there's anyone around from these days, I'd be really pleased to hear from them. Mike Offord|
|1957 to 1958||NINELLA||deck apprentice|
|1957||CAPSA (3)||deck apprentice|
|1958 to 1959||THAUMASTUS||deck apprentice|
|1959 to 1960||VARICELLA||deck apprentice|
|1960 to 1961||CAPISTERIA||3rd mate|
|1960 to 1961||PATRO||acting 4th mate|
|1965 to 1966||2nd mate|
I joined Thalamus in Singapore after a 12-month world-wide cruise on the Ninella.
|07/11/2014 - 10:21|
Joined Thaumastus as a 2nd year apprentice 1958 in Rosyth where she had been laid up with a cargo of fuel oil.
|07/11/2014 - 10:41|
Varicella was my first "modern" ship in 1959 after two years on "N" boats and T2's. Very nice she was, too, as a contrast.
|07/11/2014 - 10:27|