Mick Cardiff

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03/06/2018 - 02:22 Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd. is on Facebook. From Facebook search enter Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd. & request to join the group. Hope to see you all soon. All the best, Mick Cardiff.
03/10/2016 - 01:46 Ahoy shipmates, Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd is on Facebook. Come and join the fun. All the best. Mick
12/25/2015 - 15:50 Merry Christmas shipmates.. IT'S ALL KICKING OFF on the Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd Facebook page. Why don't you come and have a look..?? All the best.. Mick..
12/24/2015 - 01:23 Merry Christmas shipmates. Don't forget you can also find Shell tankers on Facebook. Just search for Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd on Facebook and request to join. All the best and good luck for 2016....Mick..
10/03/2015 - 19:46 Hi, guys, come and join us on Facebook. Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd. Can't wait to see you'. All the best...Mick..
08/05/2015 - 23:35 Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd is on Facebook. Come and join us..Mick..
01/11/2015 - 16:36 Ahoy....FACEBOOK has a Shell Tanker group. Go to Facebook and search for Shell Tankers (UK) LTD and put in a request to join...great site and there is bound to be someone there you have sailed with. British, Dutch, German and French Shell men/ women are all very welcome...all the best Mick Cardiff..
11/06/2014 - 06:43 hi Phil, come and join us on Facebook at the Shell Tankers (UK) group page..bound to be someone you know. Regards, Mick Cardiff
11/06/2014 - 06:40 Hi Douglas, come and visit us on Facebook at the Shell Tankers (UK) group (put in a join request). Lots of us went to Ardrossan, especially those who sailed on the Halia..alas lots of us only got as far as the Bute..lol all the best, Mick Cardiff..
10/28/2014 - 21:25 Ahoy shipmates, I would like to remind you of our group on Facebook....Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd. It would be great to see you so come on and join us...plenty of fun, great pics and great stories. There is bound to be someone you know...700+ members. There are lot of Dutch guys too...what are you waiting for..Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd, Facebook.. all the best, Mick Cardiff..
08/07/2014 - 06:38 hi shipmates, come and join us at the Shell Tankers group on Facebook, great pics, stories and there is bound to be someone in the group you have sailed with. All tanker men/ women welcome. We have members from Shell Tankers (UK), Netherlands, France, Germany who live all over the world. A very friendly group. Kees Helder is a member. Looking forward to seeing you all. And remember.....6 months slow steaming on a Shell tanker is better than !one 1 day in an office... All the best, Mick
07/16/2014 - 08:09 Hi shipmates, come and join the group on Facebook, Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd...everyone welcome..great pics , stories and and with nearly 600 members there is bound to be someone aboard that you sailed with.. all the best,,Mick Cardiff..
05/26/2014 - 19:13 hi Phillip, join us on the Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd. Facebook group page..great pics and stories..there is bound to be someone in the group who sailed with your dad.. best wishes, Mick Cardiff..
05/04/2014 - 18:19 Don't forget shipmates, you can join us on the Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd. Facebook group page..great pics and stories..
08/11/2013 - 23:51 ahoy old shipmates and Shell Babies..get in touch please...Mick Cardiff


Period Tanker Job Details
1975 to 1983 Halia (1) chef kok
1976 to 1986 Naticina (2) chef kok
1977 to 1985 Lepeta chef kok
1978 Linga (2) 2nd cook
1978 to 1979 Tectus (2) 2nd cook
1979 to 1980 Darina (2) 2nd cook
1980 to 1981 Labiosa (2) chef kok
1981 Opalia (2) chef kok
1982 to 1987 Ebalina chef kok
1983 to 1984 Northia (2) chef kok
1984 Isocardia (2) chef kok
1985 to 1986 Isomeria (2) chef kok


Tanker Date Anecdote
Naticina (2) 08/18/2013 - 23:27

My daughter was conceived on the 'Natty', I had her mother stowed away for a week or so. Went from Tranmere to Angelsey, lightened, then back to Tranmere. Always had a ball on this ship. I sailed on her 4 times between 75 and 86.

Serenia 10/09/2015 - 19:02

Serenia wasn't built at Vickers in Barrow. She was built on the river Tyne at Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd, High Walker..