Ben Bates

About

Launched on 6-9-1956 by Mrs H.H. Bates, wife of the Managing Director of the National Benzole Co Ltd. Completed 1956 as Ben Bates for National Benzole Comp. 1959 sold to Shell-Mex & BP. 1972 sold to Woodwards Oil and renamed Tana Woodward. 1976 sold to Coastal Shipping. 1987 scrapped.

Information
Also known as
Tana Woodward
IMO number
5040378
Call sign
GVXK
Construction number
840
Tonnage
565 ton
Year of construction
1956
Year of renaming/broken up
1987
Service for Shell
1959 to 1972
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Dave Howden 2nd mate 1961