Edward Cotswold Bremner

From General Botha Old Boys web site:

Edward Cotswold Bremner.

1961 – 1970 sailed with British & Commonwealth and thereafter in various ranks with Springbok Line, Clan, Bowater Shipping and Union Castle.

Joined Portnet (SAR&H Service) in 1970, served as Mate and Master on the Harbour Tugs in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

1978 appointed Harbour Pilot in Walvis Bay and in 1982 in Port Elizabeth.

Served as Assistant Port Captain in Port Elizabeth until 1996 when appointed Port Captain in East London.

1998 relocated to Saldanha.

2000 relocated as Port Captain, Cape Town.

2004 appointed Chief Harbour Master for National Port Authority. 2006 retired but continued with pilot and tug masters training.

2012 fullly retired.

Eddie as 2nd Officer of Good Hope Castle

Trying to teach pigs to fly!

Service Record

From

To

Klipbok

Cadet

6/1961

1961

Rustenburg Castle

Cadet

1961

3/1962

Rowallan Castle

Cadet

5/1962

1962

Kenilworth Castle

Cadet

1962

10/1962

Clan MacDougall

Cadet

11/1962

12/1963

Transvaal Castle

Jnr 4th Officer

8/1964

12/1964

Margaret Bowater

3rd Officer

12/1964

9/1966

Southampton Castle

3rd Officer

3/1967

4/1967

Southampton Castle

Extra 2nd Officer

4/1967

2/1969

Good Hope Castle

2nd Officer

10/1969

8/1970

When 3rd Officer on Margaret Bowater with Richard Howatson 2nd Officer

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