Completed 1974 as "LIMATULA" for STUK. 1975-1977 laid-up in Brunei Bay. 1981 sold to Saudi Tankers and renamed Arabian Sky. 1981 sold Arabian Int. and renamed Al Sama Alarabia. 1994 sold Griffin Shipping and renamed Mare Discovery. 1997 sold Mosqueen Inv. and renamed Mosqueen. 12-5-1999 arrived Gadani Beach for scrap.

Also known as
Arabian Sky
Al Sama Alarabia
Mare Discovery
IMO number
Call sign
Construction number
L 52
315.695 ton
Length overall
Year of construction
Year of renaming/broken up
Service for Shell
1974 to 1981
Flag state
Home port



Name Job Period Details
Brian Brown chief engineer 1973 to 1975
Terry Smart 3rd engineer 1973 to 1974
Allen Hill 3rd engineer 1973 to 1975 stood by in Odense
Peter John Eastick 2nd cook 1974 to 1975 maiden voyage
D.s. Cook chief engineer 1975
Tim Hobbs gp 1 1975
Lawrence Hitchen assistant steward 1975
Bernard Teale 2nd engineer 1976
Brian Graham chief engineer 1977
John McSheffrey deckhand 1977 to 1978
Steve Roberts engineer 1977 to 1978
Robert Downie catering boy 1977 1st trip joined in Brunai where she was laid up my first job move oars from lifeboats in cross alleyway out to the deck. In doing so i destrubed a nest of cockroaches i never seen one before let alone hundreds if not thousands of them.
Bernard Sayer extra 3rd engineer 1978
Joe Mally chief petty officer bosun 1978 to 1979
Ian Laney able seaman (grade 1) 1978 to 1979
Thomas Ogle 5th engineer 1978
Chris Matthews chief engineer 1978
Anthony Fozzy H... able seaman (grade 2) 1978 to 1979
Malcolm Freeman assistant steward 1978 to 1979
Tony K Lewis crew messman 1978 to 1979
Lawrence Lawson... 2nd engineer 1979
Joseph Zerafa 3rd mate 1979
Michael Buck deckhand 1979 to 1980 1st trip
Graham Madden catering offficer 1979 to 1980
Terry Little assistant steward 1979 to 1980
Mark Lamerton officer 1979 to 1980 officer cadet
Thomas Ogle 3rd engineer 1979 to 1980
John Armstrong chef kok 1979 to 1980
Robert Rotheram... assistant steward 1979 to 1980
Richard Williams engineer cadet 1979 to 1980
John Peter Hunter extra 3rd engineer 1979
Thomas Malcolm ... 3rd engineer 1979
Ian Rowlands steward 1979 to 1980
kevinkstephenso... Third Mate 1980
John Arnott 3rd officer 1980
Lawrence John Hill 3rd mate 1981 to 1982
Verner Haidak radio officer 1981
Mike Gilmour 2 radio officer 1981
Tim Ford sailor 1981 deck hand, sailor
Peter Graham chief officer 1981
David R. Byrne 3 motorman 1981
Ian Falconer 3rd mate 1981


Date Visitor Anecdote
09/27/2017 - 10:46 Brian Brown

Stood by the building in Odense and loaded in Europort and took cargo to Muscat and then left at lay up in Brunei Bay