We have received the very sad news that former sea-going Electrical Officer and Electrical Superintendent Doug Hodge (Fleet Management Division, Beagle House) has passed away. On the OCL Bay Boats Facebook group William (Bill) McLaughlin announced Doug's passing as follows:
Doug and Valerie Hodge on the Flinders Bay in 1969
Bill passed the sad news on via the OCL Bay Boats Facebook group where a number of Doug's former shipmates and colleagues followed up with their own tributes. These included the following recollections:
Sincere condolences to Valerie, the other members of Doug's family and his friends. He will clearly be much missed.