William Pieter Kroon

From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List

1938 – 1939 – Reardon Smiths, Cardiff, Apprentice

1940 – 1941 – Union Castle, Deckboy, ordinary seaman and Able Seaman. Passed second mates certificate 2./12/41.

1942 – Continued with Union Castle.

1943 – embarked on a Singapore Straights Passenger Ship “Marudu”. Cessel divierted to Gibraltar, Alexander, Colombo & Sydney.

1945 – rejoined Stirling Castle in Sydney.

1950 – Third Officer S.A.N.C General Botha

Sept 1950 – Stevedore for Union Castle.

Sept 1951 – Joined S.A.R. & H. Served various ports rising to Deputy Port Captain, Cape Town.

April 1983 – retired

Deceased 28/09/2003

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