Melo

About

Completed 1969 as Melo for STUK. 1976 sold to Niarchos and renamed World Recovery but resold to Goulandris and renamed Selefkia. 20-5-1980 arrived Kaohsiung for scrap.

Information
Also known as
World Recovery
Selefkia
IMO number
6924325
Call sign
GYYV
Construction number
1105
Tonnage
209.805 ton
Beam
47m
Length overall
325m
Year of construction
1969
Year of renaming/broken up
1980
Service for Shell
1969 to 1976
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Alan Tunnicliffe 3rd engineer 1969 to 1970
Anthony Terry W... catering offficer 1969 to 1970
Gerald Wood catering boy 1970
Peter Rees 2nd cook 1970 to 1971
Thomas Ogle po mechanic 1970 to 1971
Tony Sheppard catering boy/galley boy 1970 to 1971
Brian Perry grade 1 seaman 1970
Terry Crook 4th engineer 1971 to 1972
Syd Lees 3rd mate 1971
Gerald Mcvey grade 1 seaman 1971
Eric Mager gp 1 1971 to 1972
Graeme Wood 3rd engineer 1971
David Holmes able seaman (grade 1) 1972 to 1973
Alan Robinson 3rd engineer 1972 to 1973
Ian Thornhill deck cadet 1972
Roy Philpott radio officer 1972
Paul Fuller navigation cadet 1972 to 1973 2nd trip
Vic Hubbert 2nd mate 1972
D.s. Cook chief engineer 1973
Peter Wilkinson able seaman (grade 1) 1973 to 1974
Alan Munro grade 1 seaman 1973
Bernard Reynolds extra chief officer 1973
Fred Craig assistant steward 1973
Robert Temperton gp boy 1973
Malcolm Redmore able seaman (grade 3) 1974
Keith Walker gp 2 1974 to 1975
Ken Lyons gp 1 1974
Christopher Strug gp 1 1974
Mike Bellion engineer 1974 to 1976 survey engineer
Christopher Lustig 2nd cook and baker 1974 to 1975
Lyndon R Davies saloon steward 1974
Roy Rodwell 4th engineer 1974
Mike Bailey engineer cadet 1975
Michael F. Keenan 4th engineer 1975
Ashley Barnard engineer cadet 1975
John P M Cusson chief officer 1975 tank cleaning
Jonathan Rushton deck cadet 1975
Gerry Healy catering boy 1975 to 1976
David Wilson chef kok 1976
Graeme Lawrence deck apprentice 1976
Stefan Laing 4th engineer 1976
Michael Hunt gp assistant steward 1976
Steve Shaw gp 3 1976
Derek Wallace D... chief officer 1976
Hugh Macintosh gp 2 1976
Anonymous captain (commanding officer) 1980

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
02/18/2010 - 17:57 Alan Tunnicliffe

I joined the ship at Sakiede when she was being completed and stayed at Mr Omori's guest house. the fourth engineer was Murdo Mcleod from Stornaway and he had a wicked sense of humour,that ended up getting me in a lot of scrapes!! Happy days.