George Bryson Thom
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.