14 June 2012

Final Landing

Reported this day in 1938:

Coffin Landed At Plymouth

The body of Mr. F. E. Powell, president of the American Chamber of Commerce, London, and for 20 years chairman of the Anglo-American Oil Company, was landed from the Queen Mary at Plymouth yesterday. He died suddenly on a visit to America. A wreath was placed on the coffin at Plymouth. The funeral will take place in London.

The widow and Mr. F. E. Powell, jun., returned in the Queen Mary. Two sons came to Plymouth from London to meet the liner and the bereaved relatives.

- The Western Morning News and Daily Gazette

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