Roger Beecroft



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1980 saw my third trip on the Amastra and I have to say this ship brings back some of my favourite memories.

06/11/2012 - 15:15

I joined in Cardiff where she was carrying out a largly DIY refit with the excess of engineers the company had at the time.

06/08/2012 - 16:19

I will always remember Tommy Teapot (Seymour) the Chief Engineer, who had more than a passing resemblance to Sid James asking me a very technical question in the machinery

06/08/2012 - 18:00

I had just come from motor ships and was gaining sea time for my steam ticket so was fairly inexperienced on them.

06/11/2012 - 12:09

This was my last trip with Shell before leaving to work for The Sultan of Oman. My time with Shell certainly gave me a good grounding for that and later appointments.

06/11/2012 - 13:28

Shell parted company with this ship not that long after I paid off on a stretcher.

06/11/2012 - 12:56