PROFILES:

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

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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

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Caloric

First ship – CALORIC. The interesting profile of Mr R Lamb, Superintendent Engineer. (Printed in the Company magazine: Oct.1980)

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J.G.Young (Andrew Weir Accountant)

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Profile of Captain T.D.Scott

Captain Jim Townsley.

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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.

J.G.Young (Andrew Weir Accountant)

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Captain Gale – profile

Profile of : ‘PIPER’ MACDONALD

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CAPTAIN HOWE M.B.E. published August 1977.

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