From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List
Joined Clan Line as a cadet in 1950 and after obtaining Master’s joined Safmarine in 1961 as Chief Officer, promoted to Master in 1962.
In 1967 he was transferred to the U.S.A. as Marine Superintendent until 1988 when he retired from Safmarine.
He then joined Gulf & Atlantic Marintime Services Inc. In Houston as Trade Manager for the Safbank Account.
Retired from G&A in 1996 and spent the following two years as self employed Marine Consultant.
Retired from the Marine Industry in 1998.