Zaphon (2)

About

Completed 1990 as Zaphon for Shell Tankers UK. 1995 sold to Tschudi & Eitzen and renamed Nortsea Anvil. 2005 sold to Difko Denmark and renamed Amberjack. 2012 sold to Pakistan breakers.

Information
Also known as
Northsea Anvil
Amberjack
IMO number
8900086
Call sign
ELNI3
Construction number
931
Tonnage
69.500 ton
Beam
32m
Length overall
229m
Year of construction
1990
Year of renaming/broken up
2012
Service for Shell
1990 to 1995
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Barry Moss 3rd engineer 1970
Tim Downs chief officer 1990
Raymond Laws cook steward 1990 to 1991
Hamish Elliott 3rd mate 1990
Chris Renton 2nd mate 1991 to 1992
Mansel Hopkins chief engineer 1991 to 1992
Niall Mushet chief officer 1991 to 1993
David Atkinson radio officer 1991 radio officer (electronics)
David Gowns 2nd engineer 1991 to 1992
John Tallon cook steward 1993 to 1905
Dave Austin 2nd marine officer 1994 to 1995
John Taylor master 1994 to 1995

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
02/16/2013 - 22:35 John Taylor

I was back to back Master with Mike Rich. In Arzew we were fired at during lifeboat testing -a scary experience but fortunately noone was injured.