Mike Big Taff Harding

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Sailor

Period Tanker Job Details Action
1975 Aluco gen dogs body boy rating 1st trip
1976 Halia (1) deck boy catering boy, then deck boy
1976 Lepeta able seaman (grade 1) maiden voyage from h/w
1976 to 1977 Latirus (2) gp 1
1977 Dorcasia (2) efficient deckhand edh/g1
1977 to 1985 Drupa (2) po mechanic g3/g1/po
1978 to 1986 Naticina (2) able seaman (grade 1)
1978 to 1982 Darina (2) gp g1 g1 several times late 70s/early 80s
1980 to 1988 Ervilia gp g1 g1 served 3/4 times in 80s
1980 to 1985 Tectus (2) able seaman (grade 1) maiden voyage as Shell
1981 to 1985 Eburna (2) able seaman (grade 1)
1982 to 1986 Northia (2) g1 / sgsk p/o
1982 to 1984 Erinna (2) able seaman (grade 1)
1985 to 1995 Fulmar FSU gp 1 gp1/sgsk on the northia spent months tied up to the fsu.

Anecdotes

Tanker Anecdote Post date Updated date Action
Aluco

after leaving gravesend t.c. it was off to the ship fed.

10/11/2010 - 22:46 03/26/2018 - 20:22
Bellamya

the bellamaya and battilus were huge ships,500,000 tonnes

11/12/2010 - 23:41 03/26/2018 - 20:22
Darina (2)

proberly the best of the lighteners always very busy, tri

04/24/2011 - 20:23 03/26/2018 - 20:26
Dorcasia (2)

decent ship to work on spent most of this trip around the

04/25/2011 - 17:11 03/26/2018 - 20:26
Drupa (2)

Great times on this ship ,very busy times ,lightening/nor

10/06/2010 - 15:31 03/26/2018 - 20:22
Eburna (2)

more r/r after yet another tough winter up in the north s

12/21/2010 - 16:51 03/26/2018 - 20:24
Erinna (2)

further to my earlier post about the lovely ERINNA ,never

02/16/2011 - 18:31 03/26/2018 - 20:24
Erinna (2)

joined the m.v cockroach [erinna] in sol islands took ove

10/06/2010 - 14:42 03/26/2018 - 20:22
Ervilia

good ship to sail on ,far east mostly odd trip around pac

12/05/2010 - 14:50 03/26/2018 - 20:24
Eulota (2)

Joined the eulota in the river blackwater where shell had

10/06/2010 - 13:35 03/26/2018 - 20:22
Halia (1)

What a ship this was ,as a young cat/deck boy it was grea

10/06/2010 - 15:10 03/26/2018 - 20:22
Limnea (2)

really strange job this one , think i picked the limnea i

12/30/2010 - 18:34 03/26/2018 - 20:24
Naticina (2)

yet another great ship to be on in the late 70s to early

12/30/2010 - 17:55 03/26/2018 - 20:24
Northia (2)

decent ship to work on very busy trading from the fulmar

04/25/2011 - 17:35 03/26/2018 - 20:26
Tectus (2)

Joined the tectus by chopper at las palmas on her maiden

10/06/2010 - 22:42 03/26/2018 - 20:22