Tales of the deep, continued.

The career of Michael Smith in N.Z. who started out his career on the TEAKBANK

SHELL TANKER

S.S. Hemiglypta

3 Stage Parkinsons’ Turbine

An extract….

During my 22 or so years in The Merchant Navy most of the vessels I served on were Diesel powered. The only two vessels that happened to be Steam powered, were the Shell Tanker Hemiglypta, and the Phosphate Bulk Carrier S.S. Triadic.

See the full article by clicking on the link below. Many thanks to Michael.

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