Nassarius

About

Completed 1944 as Nassarius for STUK. 2-8-1959 arrived Hong Kong for scrap.

Information
IMO number
1169812
Call sign
GDRB
Construction number
1195
Tonnage
12.246 ton
Beam
18m
Length overall
147m
Year of construction
1944
Year of renaming/broken up
1959
Service for Shell
1944 to 1959
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Henry Thompson greaser 1944 to 1945
Henry Dawson Lowery 5th engineer 1945 to 1946 My father served as 5th engineer on The Nassarius
Anonymous apprentice 1949
James Anthony Doran apprentice 1949 to 1950
John Hall catering boy/galley boy 1951 to 1952
Geoffrey Nicks junior ordinary seaman 1952 to 1953
Douglas M.C. Renton apprentice 1952
Leo J. Mc Shane apprentice 1952 to 1953
William John Boyd engineer 1952
Walter George S... steward 1954
Roy Edmonds chief engineer 1954 to 1955
Neil W. Ogilvie apprentice engineer 1955 to 1956
Ian Ross 2nd mate 1955 to 1957
John Lyne apprentice 1956
David Golding Zig deck apprentice 1958
Norman Kenneth Kerr fitter 1958 fitter/turner

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
10/03/2010 - 00:35 John Hall

joined the nassarius as galley boy at smiths dock aged 16 and began the most fantastic trip that lasted a year and two months visited 14 countries and 21 cities all over the world and 60 plus years later the memories of that trip are still vivid to this day