Entries by Rob



All members are advised that the “SS MENDI” memorial service will be held on Sunday 24th February at 11h00. The service will be held on the University of Cape Town’s Lower Campus. Dress for the Memorial:  SANDF Members: 1A Ceremonial (wreath layers) and 1B Ceremonial (non-wreath layers) Other Members: Lounge suit or national dress with medals Guests: Appropriate […]


Captain Louis Crole

All members are advised that a memorial service will be held for Captain Louis Crole on Thursday 21st February at 14h00. The service will be held at the United Church, Andries Pretorius Street, Somerset West. The family has asked that in  lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Heart Support Group – details of which […]

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 […]