George Young

Capt. George Young

Lloyds Medal

Works of art:

Clan Cameron (3),    Clan Fraser (2),    

Clan Urquhart (2)

Captain George Young was, in 1935, Vice-Commodore of the Clan Line.

He held an extra masters certificate in sail with 40 years service with the same company. At this time he had held command for 20 years.

He was Master of the Clan MacMillan when in March 1917 she was torpedoed by a German submarine. The Captain and crew escaped in the boats.

In March 1918 when Master of the Clan MacKenzie she was torpedoed by another German submarine. Under Capt. Young's direction the crew were able to drive the marauder off. For this action Capt. Young received Lloyd's Medal for Meritorious Services.

Press Cutting dated November 23rd 1935

Clan Line Ships Home Page Clan Line Staff Home Page
Previous Page Next Page Home Page Enter The Staff Register Enter The Ship Register