Cdr. R.G. Covington RN (40-43) passed away on 10th August, 2016 according to his next of kin Susan Roach. A long-time resident in Devon, he was living in The Rise Care Home in Dawlish at the time. Research into his RN record shows that Dick Covington entered the Royal Navy as a Midshipman (E)…Details
Richard Dutton-Forshaw (41-44) died on February 1st, 2015 according to his widow Phylis. Richard was a businessman in southern England and director of a number of companies involved in the motor trade, building projects and machining. He lived in Petworth, Sussex. We have no further information.
Larry Klein (Hesperus; 55-58) died on June 10th, 2016 aged 74. He had an incurable degenerative disease. He is survived by his wife, Martha, who writes: “After leaving the Merchant Navy Form at Pangbourne, Larry served his apprenticeship with Royal Mail Line. Having passed his Second Mate’s Certificate, he joined the Bowater Steamship Company…Details
Nicholas Robin (Bob) Maywood Lee (48-51) died in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on March 11, 2015 aged 80 as we were informed in July, 2016 by his widow Fay. From the NCP Bob Lee joined the Merchant Navy and spent 14 years at sea with interntional and Great Lakes shipping companies. He then…Details
Michael Constant (51-55) died on 25th April, 2016 according to his widow Pip. His NCP contemporary Jonathan Firth (54-58) wrote: “Mike was a friend and old shipmate. What follows is based on an account given by another old shipmate and great friend of his, John Butt, who was cruise director on the QE2 for…Details
As part of its contribution to the 2016-17 College centenary and exhibition, the OP Society has sponsored the publication of a 271-page book containing OP obituaries and death notices issued in various forms and places between 1921 and 2016. Collected and edited by Robin Knight (56-61), the book consists of 1,250 entries,…Details