01 March 2010

A Long Career


From The Montreal Gazette on this day in 1944:

Southampton, England - (CP) - The man who docked the liner Queen Mary for the first time and who was Southampton's oldest [harbor] pilot, 66-year-old Capt. George Bowyer, died recently from a heart attack.

In 1912 Bowyer was on board the Titanic, guiding her out of Southampton waters.

Photo:
www.titanic-titanic.com

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