Entries by Rob

SOMMSA Gold Medal award

On the evening of the 23rd October the Society formally awarded Capt Nicholas Sloane the first Society of Master Mariners SA “Gold Medal” and citation. This event took place in the presence of a large group of international salvage delegates attending the International Salvage Union’s AGM held in the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town. In […]

Denys Pitcher

Denys Pitcher’s Memorial Service All members are advised that Denys Pitcher’s Memorial Service will be held at 15:00, Wednesday 19th September at the PINEWOOD VILLAGE COMMUNITY CENTRE, University Drive, Pinelands, Cape Town. Website administrator  

Denys Pitcher

Denys Pitcher, a long standing member of the Society, former Captain Superintendent of the SAMNA General Botha and General Botha Cadet no. 1316 (years 1943/44) passed away yesterday evening, 12th September, after a long illness. If there is any further news of a memorial service or funeral I will let you know. Website administrator