William McLaughlin

William (Bill) McLaughlin served as an Electrical Officer with Blue Funnel from 1966 to 1974 before moving to Oversea Containers Limited (Container Fleets) to sail on the 'Bay Boats'.

In 1977 Bill left OCL to join William Badger and Troup Curtis (London) as Ship Repair Manager, based in Tilbury (very much retaining his involvement with the OCL vessels).  In 1983 he moved to Manning Marine where he stayed until 2000.  He then worked for Macelec until taking retirement in 2005.

Bill is a regular attendee at the annual SCARA reunion in Southampton.

Bill (far right) at the 2024 SCARA Southampton Curry Lunch.  On Bill's immediate left is his daughter Victoria. 

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