From B&C Review  June 1960

Duncan B Abercromby

CBE

Service Record

From

To

2nd Class Steam Certificate

1/1928


Joined Union-Castle

10/9/1928


Int 7th Engineer

1928


1st Class Steam

Certificate

5/1932


1st Class Motor

Endorsement

1936


Arundel Castle

Jnr 2nd Engineer

1939


Capetown Castle

Jnr 2nd Engineer

12/1939

7/1946

Bloemfontein Castle

Chief Engineer

2/1951

1954

Pendennis Castle

Chief Engineer

1958


Windsor Castle

Chief Engineer

1960

1/1965

Pretoria Castle

Chief Engineer

2/1965

3/1965

Transvaal Castle

Chief Engineer

4/1965

6/1965

Retired

27/11/1965


Died

24 August 1971

Aged 70

Appointed Commodore Chief Engineer - 1960

Awarded OBE - 1962

Retired - 1965

This article states that he was appointed to Capetown Castle in 1928.

This is clearly an error as this ship did not enter service for another 10 years.

Review - February 1966

Obituary - 1971

Clansman - October 1971

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