Douglas Bee

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06/17/2009 - 11:49 i was with shell tankers from 1964 to 1968 on HANETIA, HELCION,VITTA,HAUSTELLUM,DORCASIA,NATACINA maiden voyage on,MEGARA and also maiden voyage on MUREX.If anyone sailed wih me on any of these vessels then i would love to hear from them,i was second steward.


Period Tanker Job Details Action
1964 HANETIA 2nd steward
1964 to 1965 HELCION (2) 2nd steward
1965 to 1966 VITTA 2nd steward
1966 to 1967 HAUSTELLUM 2nd steward
1967 DORCASIA (2) 2nd steward
1967 NATICINA (2) 2nd steward
1968 MEGARA (2) 2nd steward
1968 MUREX (3) 2nd steward Maiden voyage


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Ijoined the MEGARA or BIG MEG as we used to call her,in the builders yard of MITSUBISHIin japan and worked by her for about ten days before the rest of the crew joined us,a

06/17/2009 - 12:50

Ijoined this ship in elsinore brand new, and the main thing i remember about her is that she had the best crew bar of any ship i,ve ever been on.

06/17/2009 - 13:36

I was actually on board the vitta when that picture was taken of her going under sydney harbour bridge,i joined her in the persian gulf in august of 1965.

06/17/2009 - 12:12