November 4th. 1868.|
County Down, Ireland.
|Died||July 28, 1965(aged 96)|
|Employer||China Navigation Co.|
|Joined CNCo service||March 11th. 1902|
|Left CNCo service||November 22nd. 1929|
March 11th. 1902. Joined C.N.Co. already in possession of his Master's Certificate of Competency.
August 11th. 1903. Promoted to Chief Officer, and employed as required on numerous vessels
January 29th. 1907. Promoted to Master. Sailed on numerous vessels as required, including the Tungting, Shasi I, Siangtan (when the vessel was threatened by soldiers near Castle Island on September 30th 1913), Luen Yi, Ngankin, Kian, proceeding on Home leave on May 9th. 1920.
February 7th. 1921. Returned from leave and sailed on the Wuchang II, then sailed as permanent Master on the new Changsha II from May 1922 until April 1927, apart from Home leave and a few weeks on the Tungting and Shasi II.
N.B. His nephew, Graham Robert Torrible, joined C.N.Co. in April 1925, and eventually became the Marine Superintendent.