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Uncatalogued: Lennard, C., Master Mariner, Fl. 1885-1944, Lennard, Charles Trevor Graham, Master Mariner, 1915-1964

MSS/84/172

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Biographical details Charles Trevor Graham Lennard obtained his masters' certificate of competency in 1949, certificate number 50909, issued at London Poplar. He entered the merchant service in 1938 as third mate to the NORMAN STAR; serving as second mate to the LEONARD PEARCE in 1940, then serving on several vessels until he was appointed chief officer to the ROYAL DAFFODIL. Between 1942 and 1943 he was second mate to vessels including the ZAMALEK and EMPRESS QUEEN. His career as first mate began in 1946 starting in the CRANE, then REDSTART in 1948 and continued in this position until 1953 when he served as chief officer to the GREBE and EMPIRE PARKESTON and the AUK as first mate.
Description Box 1: includes two buttons inscribed with the name of the General Steam Navigation Company; the papers of Charles Trevor Graham Lennard, including his seamen's record book and certificate of discharge; his certificate of competency.

Box 2: papers of C Lennard: navigational sight and calculation book, 1916-1924, and a masters' account for the movement book, M V CORNCRAKE, 1962, ephemera and photographs re: opening of Newfoundland-Goose Bay, Lebrador route by GSN. Also includes a souvenir of Scholars Summer Cruise, SS DORIC, 1933 kept by Margaret Owens, later wife of C. T. G. Lennard; and various photographs of Blue Star and White Star ships.

Oversize folder: 'Sable Island Graveyard of the Atlantic Known Wrecks Since 1800 A. D.'

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Date made 1916-1962

Finding Reference MSS/84/172
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Catalogue section Uncatalogued material
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Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Hierarchy
Extent 2 boxes; 1 oversize folder
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