Solen (1)

About

Completed 1922 as Solen for Anglo-Saxon. 1939 oil storage hulk at Singapore. 12.2.1942 seized by Japanes forces and renamed Shosei Maru. 11.1945 taken back at Shell storage Palembang and later as bulk storage in Singapore. 1950 broken up at Shanghai.

Information
Also known as
Shosei Maru
IMO number
1146592
Call sign
GFLC
Construction number
1179
Tonnage
8.693 ton
Beam
20m
Length overall
129m
Year of construction
1922
Year of renaming/broken up
1950
Service for Shell
1922 to 1950
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Derek Greenhough 3rd mate 1946 Supernumery/3rd mate 1946 Solon was a station oiler in Singapore and used as a hotel vessel for Shell tanker employees leaving or joining ships of the Eastern fleet.