Chris Johnson

Sailor

Anecdotes

Tanker Anecdote Post date Action
Achatina (2)

Joined April 76 in Balboa.Left June 76 in Roseton.Shortly after made redundant with other junior officers as a result of mid 70's oil crisis.Shame as I had made many f

03/17/2011 - 20:39
Arianta (1)

Joined Nov 73 at Hamburg Dry Dock.Stayed in Hotel while shot blasting carried out - Had great time in Hamburg as met a school mate in Top Ten Club.He was playing in a band

03/17/2011 - 20:06
Asprella (1)

Joined July 74 in Curacao.Left New York Jan 75.First trip as 3rd Mate.Captain Simon Darroch in charge.

03/17/2011 - 20:20
Daphnella (2)

Did two trips on Daphnella (i)signed on as Navigating Cadet 18.7.1972 in Tenerife and off at Falmouth drydock 7.12.1972.(ii)signed on as 3rd Officer in Singapore 21.7.1975.

03/05/2011 - 16:30
Hanetia

My first trip to sea.Stayed at The Avila Beach Hotel in Curacao 9.10.70.Went swimming at Bullen Bay.Captain was Henry Third.Signed off in Curacao 8.4.71.Basic training or i

03/05/2011 - 13:48
Hyria

Joined at Keppel drydock,Singapore 7.2.1972.Had great adventures running between Hong Kong,Saigon and Singapore.Extra pay for trips to Saigon.Left from Singapore 6.6.1972.

03/05/2011 - 16:10
Pallium

Joined July 73 in Dublin.Left October 73 in Larvik.Sailing with Captain Henry J Third for the 4th time.Met relatives I did not know I had in Dublin.

03/17/2011 - 19:52
Vertagus

Joined Jan 1973 in Singapore.Left June 73 in Singapore.Captain Annett gave us all a hard time.Interesting visit to buoys off Sriracha.Deck cadets given job of fending off v

03/17/2011 - 19:31