Justus Frederick Hartnack
From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List
Winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal. After G.B. sailed as Cadet with British & Commonwealth Mail s.s. And
1959 to 1964 as Third and Second Officer with Ellerman Assocaited Lines.
1964 – 65 First Officer and Master with Westminster dredging (Thames & Tilbury Dock).
1965 Captain, Royal Australian Army Engineers transportation and served as O.C. Landing Ship Medium. Served in the Vietnam war during 1967/8.
1969 became Harbour Pilot and Assistant Harbour Master in the Port of Launceston Authority, Tasmaia.
In 1979 joined the Australian Maritime College as Lecturer and Master of their training ship Wyuna.
1982 – 84 served as First Officer with Atlas Offshore, Oil Platform supply and saturation diving support, North Australian Coast and Bass Strait.
1995 Master with North Western Shipping and Towage providing tug operations in Tasmanian Ports.