John Edward Shewell
From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List
John Shewell was a Port Elizabethan from Grey High School who, in his senior year, won the prize for Sportsmanship.
On leaving the “Botha” he went to Union Castle and joined the TANTALLON CASTLE.
After obtaining his Second Officer’s Certificate he joined Common Brothers.
oon after he left the sea and took up photography and photo journalism.
Later he had his own public relations company in Aberdeen, Scotland, which he sold in 2002, returning to photography.
John is Chairman of the Aberdeen fundraising division of the RNLI and is also involved in the restoration of steam engines.