News from 1931 Capt Williams succeeds Capt Bartlett as Marine Superintendent


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The New York Times, 21 December 1931

Captain Bartlett to Retire Soon
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Captain Charles Bartlett, marine superintendent of the White Star Line in Liverpool, will retire at the end of the year. He gave up his position temporarily during the war to take command of the new hospital ship Britannic, which was sunk by a German submarine off the island of Zante. Captain Bartlett entered the employ of the White Star in 1894 and was promoted to Commodore in the Royal Naval Reserve in 1921.

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The Times, 23 December 1931

NEW MARINE SUPERINTENDENT FOR WHITE STAR LINE
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The White Star Line announce that Captain John Whitton Williams, D.S.O.,
R.D., R.N.R., has been appointed Marine Superintendent in succession to
Commodore C. A. Bartlett, C.B., C.B.E., who retires from the company's
service at the end of the year. After service with Messrs. Henry Fernie and
Sons, of Liverpool, and the Leyland and Dominion Line, Captain Williams
entered the service of the White Star Line as Chief Officer of the Cretic.
During the War Captain Williams served as Lieutenant in the R.N.R., and
rendered valuable service as commander of a "mystery" ship which sank an
enemy submarine in the English Channel in 1916. He rescued the crews of 11
torpedoed vessels, thus saving the lives of over 500 officers and men.

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The Times, 31 December 1931

PRESENTATION TO WHITE STAR COMMODORE
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Commodore C. A. Bartlett, Marine Superintendent of the White Star Line,
who is retiring, was presented with a grandmother clock and an
illuminated address from the Superintendent, Commanders, officers, and
dock staff yesterday on board the Adriatic in Gladstone Dock, Liverpool.
Mrs. Bartlett was given a silver salver. Captain J. W. Williams made the
presentation.

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