Capt W Thompson

Service Record



Clan MacKinnon



Clan MacWilliam



Sank after fire

Lost with his ship

24 December 1927

Findings of the Court

The Court further finds that when the steamer dived before sinking, the Master, William Thomson, was on the ladder on his way to the boat, and that he went down with the ship and was drowned.

At this time the Chief Engineer, John G. Dishington, was in, or near to, his cabin, and the Court finds that he sank with the ship and was drowned.

Throughout the fire these two officers directed operations in a calm and collected manner, and the Court, in placing on record its high opinion of their conduct, extends its sympathy to the relatives bereaved.

Loss of Clan MacWilliam - 1927

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