Shell Oil tankers built by Hong Kong & Whampoa Dockyard
HF: Twelve Shell Oil tankers were built by the Hong Kong & Whampoa Dockyard according to the detailed records maintained by the website Helderline linked below.
Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company was responsible for the ships of Shell Transport and Trading from about 1898 to 1955 when Shell acquired the assets of ASPC essentially bringing its fleet of ships in-house.
The information below regarding the 12 ships, built in two distinct periods – the 1920s and post ASPC in the 1960s, comes from the website of Kees Helder who in the sixties sailed on the Shell ships Abida, Vitrea, Koratia and the Kosicia.
Paludina (1) constructed 1921
Shih Tou Shan 1960
Fu Yung Shan 1960
Sri Krang 1963
Shell Shun Fung 1965
Sri Bintulu 1967
Bantry Bay 1968
This article was first posted on 19th April 2017.
- Helderline – Tankers built by HK & Whampoa Dockyard Helderline is a private initiative from Kees Helder. His hobby is to gather as much information about and pictures of Shell tankers, and get in touch with former colleagues.
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