Ben Hittinger

About

Completed 1951 as Ben Hittinger for National Benzole Comp. 1959 sold to Shell-MEX & BP. 1972 sold to Ball and Plumb Shipping and renamed Spirit Carrier II. 1976 sold to Knight London and renamed Kingsthorpe. for use as mooring bulk. 1986 scrapped Barking.

Information
Also known as
Spirit Carrier II
Kingsthorpe
IMO number
5040469
Call sign
GMTL
Construction number
373
Tonnage
522 ton
Year of construction
1951
Year of renaming/broken up
1986
Service for Shell
1959 to 1972
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Anonymous deckhand 1960
Mike Ellard 2nd mate 1964