News from 1928 Death of Capt Bolton


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The Times, 9 October 1928

Obituary
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The death has occurred at Liverpool of Commander Samuel Bolton,
R.N.R., a well-known White Star Line captain. A native of Urmston,
Manchester, he went to sea when he was 15. As officer he served with the
Elder, Dempster Company, the Prince Line, and the Dominion Line. He was
with the White Star Line when war broke out and was engaged throughout
it on Naval service. For some time he served with the "Q" boats. He
received the Distinguished Service Cross and the Royal Naval Reserve
Decoration. For the past few years he was in command of the Doric,
engaged on the White Star Liverpool-Canadian service.

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The New York Times, 14 October 1928

Captain Bolton of White Star Dies
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Just before the White Star liner Baltic sailed yesterday for Liverpool
Captain J. W. Binks, R. N. R., the master of the ship, received a message
from Liverpool informing him of the death of Captain Samuel Bolton, master
of the White Star liner Doric in the Montreal service. Captain Binks said
he and Captain Bolton had been shipmates in many vessels of the company when
they were both junior officers.

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