From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List
1965 – Joined Clan Line, part of the British & Commonwealth Group.
December 1968 joined Rennies Coasters/Green “R” Line as Second Officer. Was Second Officer on the m.v. Griqualand when she was sunk by gunfire from HMS Didp in 1970 after an explosion and fire in the cargo. My sextant is still in her chartroom.
1973 – Swallowed the anchor and joined the SABC. Finished up in their TV Outside Broadcast Department as a lighting engineer and outside production planner.
1993 – returned to sea with Marine Diamond. Sailed on the ‘Louis G. Murray.’