Capt. Frederick Norfolk

From the B&C Review, December, 1968:   

Captain Frederick Norfolk, who retired in 1958, died on October 5 aged 75.   He joined Union-Castle as fourth officer in 1914 after serving his cadetship with Donaldson Line.   

He was promoted chief officer of cargo vessels in 1928 and first officer on passenger ships for the maiden voyage of Athlone Castle.   

In 1937 he was appointed assistant marine superintendent at Durban.   

During the First World War Captain Norfolk was serving in Aros Castle and Carlisle Castle when both ships were torpedoed and sunk.   

Since 1953 he has been marine superintendent at East London until his retirement .

Union-Castle Home Page
Previous Page Next Page Home Page   The Group Register