Capt. Maurice Melsom

MAURICE MELSOM died in July, 2007.

He joined Union Castle after the NCP, served in the Royal Navy during World War 11 in submarines and corvettes, reaching the rank of Lt. Cdr., and was Mentioned in Despatches after bringing an American ship safely to port.

After the war he rejoined Union Castle, gaining his Master’s certificate.

On coming ashore he joined the Bristol Steam Navigation Company as Marine General Manager until his retirement.

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