Gareth Edward De Jong
1955 - 56 T.S. "General Botha", Gordons Bay. Cadet no.1935
1957 - 60 - Midshipman. Alfred Holt & Co (Blue Funnel Line)
1961 - 66 - Third and Second Officer, British & Commonwealth Clan Line/Spingbok Line and Safmarine.
1966 - 68 - Chief Officer and Master with African Coasters.
1968 - 95 - S.A.T.S. (Now Portnet)
Tug & Dredger Master,
Pilot, Assistant Port Captain,
Breakbulk Cargo, Marine Operations Manager
1995 Dry Docks Manager Portnet Cape Town.
1994 Honorary Secretary - Treasurer of the War Memorial Fund Managing Committee.