TOMOGERUS

About

Completed 1944 as Swan Island for U.S.M.C. 1947 purchased by STUK and renamed Tomogerus. 4-1960 laid-up Lough Swilly. 6-9-1961 arrived Faslane for scrap.

Also known as
Swan Island
IMO number
2246465
Call sign
GDSD
Construction number
86
Tonnage
16.478 ton
Beam
21m
Length overall
169m
Year of construction
1944
Year of renaming/broken up
1961
Service for Shell
1947 to 1961
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
David E. Miles engineer 1947 to 1949
David Edgcombe Miles engineer 1947 to 1949
David Gareth Wh... 4th mate 1948 to 1949
David Miles junior engineer 1950 to 1952
John Lyne deck apprentice 1953
John Rex Winsor apprentice 1953
Michael John D'oyly deck apprentice 1953
Thomas Wiffen 3rd mate 1954 to 1955 deck apprentice/3rd mate
George Hamilton engineer 1954 to 1955
Donald Wood 4th engineer 1954
Neil Aston 5th engineer 1954 to 1955
Robert James Allen deck apprentice 1956 to 1957
Allan Wareing 1st mate 1957
Bruce Harper deck apprentice 1957 to 1958
Mike Parkin deck apprentice 1957 to 1958 2nd. Ship. Joined Cardiff d/d. Broke down two days out and towed into Falmouth...Somebody telling me something? Jonah? Subsequently sailed for Cardon.
Sid Barlow deck crew 1957 to 1958
Alan Mason 5th engineer 1958 to 1959
Brian Scanlan able seaman 1958 to 1959
Barry Hughes deck apprentice 1959
Sid Barlow deck 1959
David Spence 2 3rd officer 1959
Bernie Smith catering boy 1959