Master of "Llandovery Castle (1)" when torpedoed by German submarine U86 (21.30hrs June 27th 1918) with great loss of life.  

Captain Sylvester survived in only lifeboat found.  (U-C Chronical)

Service Record

From

To

Pretoria

2nd Officer

2/1889

1889

Mexican

Chief Officer

11/1889

2/1890

Tartar

Chief Officer

4/1890

2/1891

Scot

Master

7/1891


Trojan

Master

3/1894

7/1895

Arab

Master

9/1895

3/1896

Gaul

Master

4/1896

10/1898

German

Master

11/1898

12/1909

Grantully Castle

Master

1/1910

8/1911

Guildford Castle

Master

10/1911

4/1912

Kinfauns Castle

Master

4/1912

6/1912

Gaika

Master

6/1912

7/1912

Guildford Castle

Master

9/1912

8/1913

Dover Castle

Master

8/1913

9/1913

Carisbrook Castle

Master

9/1913

12/1913

Llandovery Castle

Master

1/1914

11/1914

Glengorm Castle

Master

3/1915

3/1915

Carisbrook Castle

Master

4/1915

5/1915

Llandovery Castle

Master

6/1915

9/1917

Western Australia

Master

12/1917

12/1917

Llandovery Castle

Master

1/1918

6/1918

Torpedoed & Sunk

Briton

Master

10/1918


Died

July 1920

Aged 57

Capt E A Sylvester

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