Ben Hebden

About

Launched on 22-4-1947 by Mrs G.A.Hebden, wife of a Director of National Benzole Co Ltd. Completed 1947 as Ben Hebden for National Benzole Comp. 1959 sold to Shell-MEX & BP. 1965 sold to Penfolds and converted into a gravel dredger. Renamed Pen Itchen. 1966 sold to Fleetwood Sand and Travel. 1976 scrapped Fleetwood.

Information
Also known as
Pen Itchen
IMO number
5040445
Call sign
G..
Construction number
675
Tonnage
410 ton
Year of construction
1947
Year of renaming/broken up
1976
Service for Shell
1959 to 1965
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Mike Ellard 2nd mate 1964

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
09/23/2012 - 17:23 Mike Ellard

Took her to Southampton docks to be sold to a scrap metal dealer so said at the time
3rd March 1964