Les G Cooper-Thorne

Review  - April 1962

Posted on Facebook by Kev Davis 7 Jan 2013

Thank you for letting me join your group. My grandfather was Les Cooper-Thorne who was Chief Purser on many Union-Castle ships in his career. Here he is on the centenary voyage of Edinburgh Castle in 1964.

Service Record

From

To

Grantully Castle

Officer’s Steward

10/1926


Stirling Castle

Chief Cabin Class Stwd

1937


Promoted

2nd Steward

1947


Llangibby Castle

Chief Steward

1950


Athlone Castle

Chief Steward

5/1957

10/1958

Winchester Castle

Chief Steward

10/1958

3/1959

Edinburgh Castle

Chief Steward

3/1959

4/1960

Pendennis Castle

Chief Catering Officer

5/1960

4/1961

Windsor Castle

Chief Catering Officer

7/1961

12/1961

Pretoria Castle

Chief Purser

3/1962

7/1963

Edinburgh Castle

Chief Purser

8/1963

9/1965

Retired

1/1966


Review  - February 1966

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