Capt F J ‘Frankie’ Pye

MBE

RICHMOND CASTLE

– torpedoed and sank on 04 August 1942 after capsizing in The North Atlantic, SE of Cape Farewell, in position 50 25N 035 05W, by U-176

Awards for this incident are as follows:-

04 December 1942 Gazette Issue 35814, Supplement 5343, published 08 December 1942

Francis John Pye - MBE – when Second Officer  

 

Clansman - April 1973

Service Record

From

To

Joined

Company

8/1939


Promoted

2nd Officer

12/1941


Richmond Castle

2nd Officer


8/1942

Torpedoed & sunk

Promoted

Chief Officer

1944


Roxburgh Castle

Master

3/1952

4/1952

Winchester Castle

Chief Officer

1957

1958

Carnarvon Castle

Chief Officer

1958

10/1959

Rochester Castle

Master

5/1960

6/1961

Warwick Castle

Master

10/1961

12/1961

Rothesay Castle

Master

6/1962

3/1962

Warwick Castle

Master

3/1962

6/1962

Carnarvon Castle

Master

8/1962

9/1962

Rhodesia Castle

Master

11/1962

3/1964

Edinburgh Castle

Master

4/1964

5/1964

Kenya Castle

Master

8/1964

12/1964

Reina Del Mar

Master

6/1965

6/1965

Kenya Castle

Master

7/1965

2/1966

Clan MacLay

Master

11/1966

4/1967

Clan Sutherland

Master

4/1967

8/1970

Clan MacGregor

Master

3/1971

6/1972

Retired

1/1973


Died

27 January 1984

Aged 73

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