Commodore Sir E H Thornton

KBE   RD   RNR

As the senior Union-Castle master during World War II and for his own major contribution as master of troopships, Commodore Sir Ernest H Thornton RD RNR was the only Union-Castle employee to receive a knighthood after World War II.

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