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Name

Last Rank

Last Ship

Last Known

What is Known

Creak, Matthew

Master




Dew

Master

Umtata

1891

Was Master of Umtata (1) when she was lost in 1891 near Madras

Doig, Norman J

2nd Officer

Umhloti

1916

Mr Doig was Second Officer of Umhloti when she was stranded in 1916

Doig, William

Chief Officer

Umhloti

1916

Mr Doig was First Officer of Umhloti when she was stranded in 1916

Forrest, Ernest

Master

Umhloti

1916

Capt Forrest was Master of Umhloti when she was stranded in 1916

Gibson, John N

Master

Umvuma

8/1943

Capt Gibson was Master of Umvuma when she was torpeoed and sunk by “ U 181”

He survived.

Graves, Frank V

Apprentice



From the "General Botha"  Old Boys association web site:

After Bothie apprenticed to Bullard King Line.

Later joined the Royal Navy retiring as a Lieutenant Commander in command of a Tribal class destroyer in the Far East in the 50s.

Thereafter was a pilot in Grand Bahama before passing away there.

Hine, William G

Apprentice



From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List

After Bothie apprenticed to Bullard King Line

Keen, R E

Master

Congella

1906

Capt Keen was Master of Congella in 1906

Lewis, D R

Chief Officer

Umsinga

1906

Was Chief Officer of Umsinga when she was stranded near Durban in 1906

Lewis, R

Master

Umtata

1905

Was Master of Umtata (2) in 1905

Letts, J R

3rd Officer

Umsinga

1906

Was Third Officer of Umsinga when she was stranded near Durban in 1906

Lloyd

3rd Officer

Congella

1906

Mr Lloyd was Third Officer of Congella in 1906

MacDonald. J

Master




Mann, L R

Master

Umsinga

1906

Was Master of Umsinga when she was stranded near Durban in 1906

Masters, J

Master




Mitchel, H A

Master

Umhloti

1905

Master of Umvoti (1) in 1905

Nobbs, J

Master




Peckham, Frederick A

Master

Umona

3/1941

Lost when ship was torpedoed & sunk by “U 124”

Plafer

Chief Officer

Congella

1906

Mr Plafer was Chief Officer of Congella in 1906

Rivers, W G

Master

Umzinto

1905

Master of Umzinto (1) in 1905

Robertson, H S

Master

Umbilo

1905

Master of Umbilo in 1905

Sutton, Edgar S

Apprentice



From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List

After Bothie apprenticed to Bullard King Line

Tiller

Master

Umlazi

1889

Was Master of Umlazi (1) when she was involved in a collision in 1889

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