Mercian

mikekhh
27th August 2016, 11:14
Crew Lists – Mercian
Please add any Crew Lists or individual names and dates you may have to this thread.
Thanks and Cheers
Mike

Brief History
Launched 11 November 1947
Completed March 1948
Builders Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Newcastle
Engined British Polar Diesels, Glasgow
Engine Details 2 x 6 cylinder
Sisters Crosbian, Darinian, Lucian, Palmelian
Delivered to Westcott & Laurence Line Ltd., and later transferred to E&P
18 August 1970 sold to Canopus Shipping SA, Famagusta
Renamed Rinoula
1971 owned by Rigel Shipping Co. Ltd., Famagusta with same name
1974 sold to Kamara Cia. Nav. SA, Panama with same name
1975 renamed Gabriella and owned by Adnamar SA, Panama
1977 sold to Caobamar SA, Panama
Renamed Donatella 1
1978 Renamed Stabia 1 and owned by Rotary Traffic S.p.A. di Nav., Italy
04 January 1979 driven onto the rocks at Salerno when inbound from Bahia, Brazil during a storm and became a total loss

European Officers and POs On Board: 25 June 1968
Master: HJ Gill
Chief Officer: TR Williams
2nd Officer: J. Tangeman
3rd Officer: TR Niven
Ch. Engineer: WC Roberts
2nd Engineer: FR Davies
3rd Engineer: M. McKenna
4th Engineer: R. Ignacio
Ch. Steward: J. Whittaker
Bosun: T. O’Leary

European Officers and POs On Board: 16 December 1968
Master: J. Gardner
Chief Officer: C. Trinick
2nd Officer: G. Ewing
3rd Officer: TR Niven
Ch. Engineer: LF Bentley
2nd Engineer: E. Hilton
3rd Engineer: J. Walsh
4th Engineer: M. McKenna
Ch. Steward: J. Whittaker
Bosun: T. O’Leary

European Officers and POs On Board: 19 March 1969
Master: D. Buckley
Chief Officer: D. Williams
2nd Officer: G. Ewing
3rd Officer: D. Gregory
Navigating Cadets: R. Cadwaladar, H. Chong
Ch. Engineer: H. Gardner
2nd Engineer: T. Steel
3rd Engineer: J. Walsh
4th Engineer: PR Higham
Ch. Steward: J. Whittaker
Bosun: J. Ludley

European Officers and POs On Board: 15 September 1969
Master: TB Davies
Chief Officer: DF Steer
2nd Officer: G. Ewing
3rd Officer: A. Edgar
Ch. Engineer: LF Bentley
2nd Engineer: HA McCaig
3rd Engineer: T. McCreadie
Extra 3rd Engineer: A. Corlett
Ch. Steward: F. Williams
Bosun: M. Flaherty

European Officers and POs On Board: 17 December 1969
Master: TB Davies
Chief Officer: AR Paterson
2nd Officer: G. Ewing
3rd Officer: R. Davidson
Ch. Engineer: HA Gardner
2nd Engineer: RC Turner
3rd Engineer: R. Lightfoot
4th Engineer: R. Luckwell
Ch. Steward: F. Williams
Bosun: M. Flaherty

European Officers and POs On Board: 01 June 1970
Master: JD Gardner
Chief Officer: AR Paterson
2nd Officer: G. Ewing
3rd Officer: P. O’Hanlon
Ch. Engineer: RE Keedwell
2nd Engineer: J. Dickson
3rd Engineer: M. Chapman
4th Engineer: D. Stevenson
Ch. Steward: F. Williams
Bosun: M. Flaherty