George Bryson Thom

RD RNR

From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List

Apprentice with P&O and later 4th Officer on the Himalay’s maiden voyage.

Served briefly as 4th Officer with Union Castle before returning to P&O.

Spent 4 years as Assistant Dock Superintendent in the Royal Group of Docks based in London.

During subject period became a Royal Navy Reservist and eventually retired from the RNR as a Commander RD RNR.

Joined Safmarine in November 1971 and served them for 20 years.

Commanded 14 Safmarine vessels until retirement in 1991.

Thereafter did some relief voyages until late 1992.

Deceased 23/06/2010.

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