Capt. R “Bob” Royan

Pictured when Staff Commander of SA Oranje

Service Record

From

To

HMS Conway

Pre-Sea Cadet


7/1946

Clan Cumming

Cadet

8/1946


Clan MacFadyen

Cadet



Clan MacNair

Cadet

12/1947


Clan MacLeod

Cadet

7/1948


2nd Mate’s Certificate

1949


Clan MacIlwraith

3rd Officer

3/1950

7/1950

Clan MacRae

3rd Officer

8/1950

12/1950

1st Mate’s Certificate

1/1951


Clan MacQueen

2nd Officer

1953


Clan Sinclair

2nd Officer



Master’s Certificate

3/1955


Clan MacTaggart

2nd Officer

3/1955


Clan MacBean

Chief Officer



Clan MacInnes

Chief Officer

4/1959

8/1962

Clan MacTavish

Chief Officer

7/1963


Stirling Castle

1st Officer

4/1964

9/1964

Stirling Castle

Chief Officer

10/1964

11/1964

Transvaal Castle

Chief Officer

12/1964

3/1965

Kenya Castle

Chief Officer

4/1965

11/1965

Rhodesia Castle

Chief Officer

4/1966

6/1966

Capetown Castle

Chief Officer

7/1966

11/1966

Clan Ranald

Chief Officer

1/1967

1/1967

Rhodesia Castle

Chief Officer

2/1967

4/1967

SA Oranje

Staff Commander

5/1967

10/1969

Nina Bowater

Master

3/1970

1971

Hector Heron

Master

9/1972

8/1974

SA Oranje

Master

3/1975

10/1975

Windsor Castle

Master

5/1976

7/1976

Everett F Wells

Master

11/1977

1980

Winchester Universal

Master

3/1980

8/1980

Edinburgh Universal

Master

1980

1980

Barcelona

Master

1980

1980

Edinburgh Universal

6/1981

1982

Further sea service details can be found in his book

“From Cadet to Commodore”

When Master of SA Oranje

From B&C Review Jun 1963

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