Michael Kemp


Period Tanker Job Details Action
1959 to 1960 ALUCO deck apprentice 1st trip, I am now master of Pride of Hull
1959 to 1960 ALUCO deck apprentice 1st trip
1961 to 1962 HOROMYA deck apprentice 1st trip
1961 VELUTINA deck apprentice
1961 to 1962 VOLVATELLA senior deck apprentice Senior deck apprentice assigned the duties of ships carpenter
1962 AMASTRA (2) senior deck apprentice
1962 to 1963 VERENA promoted acting 3rd mate uncertificated
1963 to 1964 OPALIA (2) 3rd officer 1st trip
1964 HALIA (1) 3rd deck officer
1964 AMASTRA (2) 3rd deck officer
1965 SAN FERNANDO (2) 3rd deck officer
1965 VELUTINA 3rd deck officer
1965 AMASTRA (2) extra 3rd officer homeward bound as supernumary


Tanker Anecdote Post date Action

Joined Aluco as a first trip Deck apprentice on 10th October 1959 for her maiden voyage with Paul Munns, Paddy Slinger, & Richard Lawson with cargo of freshwater to Cur

11/01/2016 - 17:12

I joined Horomya on 11thJuly 1960 under the command of Captain Mayne having spent the previous 5 days in Rouen with deck apprentices Codrington from S Rhodesia and Benrimjo

11/23/2016 - 21:47

I joined Velutina in Mina on 23rd February 1961 3 days after paying off Horomya.

01/18/2017 - 22:31

I joined a scruffy looking Volvatella in Rotterdam in early December 1961, Captain Withers who had taken command a few days previously had a reputation for running a very t

06/06/2017 - 18:28