Lucy Knight

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04/09/2013 - 17:00 Worked on Shell Tankers from 1975. ss Mangelia followed by ss Alinda, ss Hemitrochus and mv Amoria. Joined Alinda at end of dry dock where she was being repaired after terrible fire, which destroyed aft accomodation. Spend 51/2 months on ss Hemitrochus and ended up at scrap yard in Taiwan. Radars broke down continually and the was no air conditioning working on the final lube oil stretch ion Far East. She was double skinned and one had rusted thru.


Period Tanker Job Details Action
1975 to 1976 MANGELIA 2nd radio officer
1976 ALINDA radio officer
1977 HEMITROCHUS radio officer
1978 AMORIA (1) radio officer


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Joined the SS Alinda in 1976 when she was at the end of a 3 month drydock at Piraeus where she was repaired after that terrible fire which destroyed her aft accomodation.

07/02/2013 - 17:02

Worked on the MV Amoria 1978 as radio officer. We were on the UK coast quite a bit and I never sailed on a ship before or after that rolled as much as she did.

07/02/2013 - 17:09

Lucy Knight Was on the Hemitrochus on her last trip to Kaoshiung (5 1/2 months) as the Radio Officer.

06/28/2013 - 17:48

Joined the Mangelia as Junior R/O after spending my third year at Brunel college as a Shell Radio cadet (74-75).

07/02/2013 - 17:27