Shell Dolphin

About

Completed 1961 as Shell Dolphin for STUK. Supplyship for the Sea Shell in Perzian Gulf. 1980 sold Mabsal Offshore Panama and renamed Alexander I. 1986 scrapped.

Information
Also known as
Alexander 1
IMO number
5322180
Call sign
PHLX
Construction number
399
Tonnage
581 ton
Beam
11m
Length overall
48m
Year of construction
1961
Year of renaming/broken up
1986
Service for Shell
1961 to 1980
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
John Melville chief engineer 1973 to 1979
Rients Agema captain (commanding officer) 1977 to 1981 skipper

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
02/07/2012 - 16:52 John Melville

The 'Shell Dolphin' was one of three vessels operated through QGPC. She was a converted supply boat that had a large 'A' frame crane on the stern for replacing/repairing the the hose systems on the SBM's at Halul Island.