Here are a few notable biographies of long serving company men.
They are in order: Captain Scobie/Mr R Lamb/Captain T.D. Scott/Captain Jim Townsley/Mr J G Young/Captain Gale/Piper Macdonald/Captain Howe MBE
First Published in the Bank Line House Magazine.
Captain Scobie’s career
The following account is culled from the Bank Line magazine and is an account written by the late Captain Scobie, who was Chief marine Superintendent, and a Director of Bank Line Ltd. It was he who signed all the appointment letters throughout the 1950’s and beyond, and the career account is a fascinating and comprehensive record of a great life in the marine world of Andrew Weir.
MR R LAMB – SUPERINTENDENT ENGINEER
First ship – CALORIC. The interesting profile of Mr R Lamb, Superintendent Engineer. (Printed in the Company magazine: Oct.1980)
J.G.Young (Andrew Weir Accountant)
Profile of Captain T.D.Scott
Captain Jim Townsley.
In 1998 at the first Bank Line re-union, I sat next to Jim Townsley,79 at the time, and who proudly told me that he had been a Master in Bank Line for 40 years. This is his story as told to the Bank Line house magazine.