Navy and later joined S. Peter North's biggest load. After leaving General Botha, he started working for the Old Mutual, I think, initially as an office clerk. Died at False Bay on 24th November as the result of a boating accident. Obtained mates and masters certificates in in Tasmania, Australian Maritime College. In June he joined the Volsella being promoted to fourth mate, serving on the Persian Gulf to Haifa run via the Cape.