Stan passed away 4th April 2016 at his residential home in Ulster.
He had a fall and broke his leg, he went downhill very rapidly thereafter.
His passing has resulted in many tributes being paid on Facebook:
Bruce Richmond - Nice guy Stan. One of life's characters. Sad to see him go. Condolences to the family.
Gilly Spracklen - I remember him so well - he was such a gentleman RIP
Chris Isaac - He regularly attended our reunions in Southampton. We will all remember him on May 8th. RIP Stan
David Lloyd Dawson - Stan loved to dance, still can see him tripping the light fandango at the first class dinner dance. RIP Stan
Julian Peck - I was on The Windsor at the same time he was, briefly, but just too Junior. All the same, sorry to hear.
Pat Kelly - RIP Stan I sailed a dozen voyages with Stan on the Windsor
Reg Kelso - An officer and a gentleman
Sheila Lampkin - Very sorry to hear this, as you say an officer and a gentleman
Fred Ing - Sailed with him on the Edinburgh, made me stay off decks until my beard was acceptable and then somebody made a joke that I'd got more round my face than he had on head bless!! Sorry to hear the news.
Eric William Jones - RIP Stan
Sheila Tanner - Sad news..... Great gentleman . May his departed soul rest in Peace. Amen
Kenneth Stevenson - Sounds like he was a good bloke
Norman Kitchen - I respected him as a gentleman but we were like chalk & cheese. I am sorry to hear of his passing
From Clansman January 1977