Radio officer Esa Karanko (OH2BCG) in radio room of Rhea / OGYC, IMO 7113222, in february 1974.
LF, MF, HF, VHF equipment and analogic SelCal system. This was my best ship radio station ever, because of the very good receiver with digital Nixie tube display and effective filters. Dual channel SelCa
French tanker RHEA, 5513323/ 141m/ 7.813gt/ 11kn; 10/1928 completed by Ateliers et Chantiers Maritimes du Sud Ouest, Bordeaux, fo Compagnie Auxiliaire de Navigation, Nantes; 1954 JIMMY MARSANO, A, Marsano, Italia; 1954 converted into a bulk carrier; 1957 GOLFO DI GENOVA, a. Marsano, Italia; 02/1968
Called in at Madeira on 27 August 2005. Hove to off Madeira whilst towing very large barge southbound, passed care of barge to Madeira tug CTE Passo Gouveia for approx 8 hours and went into Funchal presumably for fuel/ stores. Then picked up barge and headed south. Looked a right crate, black diesel