Ben Johnson

About

Launched on 17-3-1938 by Mrs Geoffrey R Dixon, on behalf of the National Benzole Co Ltd- presumably Mr. Johnson was an unmarried director. Completed 1938 as Ben Johnson for National Benzole Comp. 1942-1947 by the Admiralty as a Water Carrier. 1958 sold to Shell-Mex & BP. 1964 sold to Katsoulakos Piraeus and renamed Varkiza. 1966 re-engined. 1976 sold to Aristos Kaisis Limassol and renamed Zeus. 1982 sold to Konitas Navigation Limassol for demolition.

Information
Also known as
Varkiza
Zeus
IMO number
5040471
Call sign
MMSZ
Construction number
561
Tonnage
228 ton
Beam
8m
Length overall
41m
Year of construction
1938
Year of renaming/broken up
1982
Service for Shell
1958 to 1964
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Harold Harvey able seaman 1960