James Patience

Menzies, Rotherwick as cadet and U/3/O, all Clan R's except Ranald, W.C. as 3/O (in the time of P.S.Q.)

Argyllshire (with 2/O Spiller, R/O the late Alex Macleod) Kings William and finally 7 months on Richard with Ossie Barnsley, Corky Bennet and John Owen).

Left when it was pretty clear writing was on the wall for B&C to get tanker experience.

Completed the prostitution of my marine sole by selling myself for 20 years to the marine side of drilling industry on floating semi-subs ending up as Master with Saipem Drilling.

Service Record



Clan Menzies



Clan Rs

Rotherwick Castle

Cadet & U3/O

Windsor Castle

3rd Officer



3rd Officer

King William

2nd Officer

King Richard

2nd Officer


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