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Shell tanker Murex 1974

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Old 10th February 2011, 00:06
radioman1969 radioman1969 is offline  
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Smile Shell tanker Murex 1974

With IMR now. Joined for 6 week trip to hand over to French; turned out to be 6 months later !. Capt was guy called Forbes (from Londonderry). Good skipper. Nice ship too.
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Old 10th February 2011, 09:51
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July 1969 woke up to find the Murex had berthed behind us during the night in Las Palmas. Incredible sight at the time - really good looking vessel - made us look like a tug!
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Old 10th February 2011, 11:42
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July 1969 woke up to find the Murex had berthed behind us during the night in Las Palmas. Incredible sight at the time - really good looking vessel - made us look like a tug!
I bet. When you were on it you didn't think your were moving until you looked over the side.

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