San Casto

About

Completed 1928 as San Casto for Eagle Oil. 1960 scrapped West Scotland.

Information
IMO number
1149989
Call sign
GNMJ
Construction number
559
Tonnage
2.446 ton
Beam
15m
Length overall
92m
Year of construction
1928
Year of renaming/broken up
1960
Service for Shell
1928 to 1960
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Tony Mason mate 1931 to 1933 my dad was mate
Desmond Doyle 1st mate 1952
Ian F. Boon chief officer 1954 to 1955
Albert Patrick Payne 2nd engineer 1956
Peter Hay-smith 2nd officer 1957 to 1958
Brian Hill 3rd mate, 2nd mate 1957 to 1958
Jack Walkington seaman 1958
Desmond Doyle master 1959 to 1960
Anonymous acting 3rd engineer 1959 to 1960

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
05/14/2013 - 15:10 Tony Mason

My dad was mate on the San Casto in the early 1930's, at that time she was on the Maracabo Lakes run out of Aruba (I did the same in the 50's on the Neothauma out of Curaco) I saw the SanCasto in Stanlow in 57, and sent a photo to my dad who was surprised she was still going!