Hemisinus

About

Completed 1957 as Hemisinus for STUK. 18-4-1976 arrived Kaohsiung for scrap.

Information
IMO number
5147451
Call sign
GVYV
Construction number
1235
Tonnage
19.349 ton
Beam
21m
Length overall
169m
Year of construction
1957
Year of renaming/broken up
1976
Service for Shell
1957 to 1976
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Peter Long 2nd steward 1957
Terry Barker assistant steward 1958 to 1959
Brian Leeds Gooch deck apprentice 1958 to 1959
William Bill Graham 5th engineer 1958 5th engineer first assistant
Terry Rogan catering boy/galley boy 1958 to 1959
Bob Parker 5th engineer 1958 to 1959
Stuart George Lye 5th engineer 1958 to 1959
David Golding Zig deck apprentice 1958
Barry Williams assistant steward 1958 to 1959
Richard Howatson 1 deck apprentice 1959 to 1960
Eric Hughes junior radio officer 1959 to 1960
Collin S Metcalf 3rd mate 1959
Bob Parker 5th engineer 1959 to 1960
Rodger Laycock deck apprentice 1959
Gareth E Evans efficient deckhand 1959
John Curzons 2nd engineer 1960 to 1961
Mike Parkin deck apprentice 1960
Ian Stretton Walker 4th mate 1960
David Lester apprentice engineer 1960
Alan J. Garlinge 5th engineer 1961 to 1962
Colin Clayden As assistant steward 1961 to 1962
Barry Nesbitt steward 1962 to 1965
Ian Burns 5th engineer 1962 to 1963
Ronald Johnson assistant steward 1962 to 1963 assistant/steward
Gerry Peace deck apprentice 1963 to 1964
Tom Grieves chief officer 1963 to 1964
Kenneth Jack Fisher deckhand 1963 to 1964
Mick Watkinson deckhand 1963 to 1965
Tony Powell apprentice engineer 1963
Howard Fitzgerald 2nd steward 1964
Robert Duncan deck cadet 1965 to 1966
Bill Blacklock deck boy/junior ordinary seaman 1965 to 1966
Mike Gray deck apprentice 1965
Brian Bailey deck apprentice 1965 to 1966
Robertcherrie wireless operator 1965 to 1968
Douglas Stephens 5th engineer 1965 to 1966
Alan Jones Alan... assistant steward 1965 to 1966
Vic Hubbert extra 3rd mate 1965
Alan Watson deck apprentice 1966 to 1967
Brian Liley efficient deckhand 1966 to 1967
Mike Riley apprentice engineer 1966 to 1967
Trevor Storey deckhand (d.h.u.) 1966 to 1967
Alan Maison efficient deckhand 1967
Arny Lowe steward 1967 to 1969 steward, 2nd steward
Mike Riley 5th engineer 1967
Sheff Preston 2nd engineer 1967
Peter Alan Chambers 5th engineer 1967
John Frewer 2nd officer 1967 to 1968
Alan Knight deck apprentice 1967
Alan Watson 3rd officer 1968
Jerry Cassels radio officer 1968
Richard Basey apprentice engineer 1968
Colin Osman 5th engineer 1968 to 1969
Roy Barker 2nd steward 1968 to 1969
Ken Wood deck apprentice 1968 to 1969
Keith Sell able seaman (grade 1) 1968 to 1969
George Retford 2nd engineer 1968 to 1969
Peter Torley fireman/greaser 1969
Andy Johnston catering boy 1969
Brian Lindo 3rd engineer 1970 to 1971 48 trips Saigon from Singapore
Bob Marshall deck cadet 1970 to 1971
David Cumming 4th engineer 1970 to 1971
Graham Hale able seaman 1970 to 1971
Derek Jackson 2nd engineer 1970 to 1971
Alan Haynes chief officer 1970
Daniel Gluck deck cadet 1970 to 1971
Adrian Sedge Se... senior ordinary seaman 1970
Gordon Kent 2nd mate 1971
Chris Spencer 2nd mate 1971 to 1972
Michael Oldham able seaman 1971 to 1972
Graham Darling 2 chef kok 1971 to 1972
Alex Jack able seaman 1971 to 1972
Brian Lavender radio officer 1972 to 1973
Michael F. Keenan 4th engineer 1972
Roy Tubbs 2nd engineer 1972
Martin Murdoch engineer cadet/5th engineer 1972 to 1973
Hugh Ross radio officer 1972
David Andrews 5th engineer, 3rd engineer 1973 to 1975
John Cranston deck cadet 1973
Roy Tubbs 2nd engineer 1973
Graham Madden catering offficer 1973 to 1974
John Chapman 1 5th engineer 1973
John Chapman 1 5th engineer 1973
Will Hitchcock 2nd cook 1973 to 1974
Peter Liversedge deck cadet 1973
Tim Downs deck cadet 1974 to 1975
Douglas M.C. Renton master 1974
Robin Buncombe extra 2nd engineer 1974
Michael Victor Evans catering boy/galley boy 1974 to 1975
Graham Scouse Wright 5th engineer 1974
Allan Feeley engineer 1974
Chris Spencer chief officer 1975
David Wilson chef kok 1975 to 1976
Philip Goss 5th engineer 1975
John H Rutherford supernumerary 1975 to 1976
John H Rutherford 5th engineer 1975 to 1976
Anonymous engineer cadet 1976
Ian Falconer deck cadet 1976

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
01/16/2016 - 15:07 Michael Victor Evans

I found a letter that had been put under my cabin door on opening it it contained a Electric bill i was told if i don't pay it then i would have no electric so i jumped ship and then had to go before the committe in man island Liverpool

03/15/2010 - 22:26 Wayne Rizzo

i was gally boy on the hemisinus when she was doing the singerpore to saigon runs. i think my dad still has the plac we all got of the saigon flyer. i was on board when we got attacked going up the river to saigon. i just missed getting shot by machine gun fire. the bullits went either side of my head when i went out on deck to see what was going on. happy days.