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Captain A C Bennell, RD RNR (10 July 1987)
« on: Aug 18, 2013, 11:35 AM »
Captain Alan Charles Bennell, RD RNR
(10 July 1987)

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Background:
Born: 1931; Died: 1990

Master of QE2 1987 until his death in 1990

Navy Career:

1957:  Admirality Notice July 1957 “sub-JJt. A. C. BENNELL, to be Lt. with seny.   24th Feb. 1957.”
http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/41125/pages/4159/page.pdf
1971: RNR - award of the Royal Naval and Royal Marine Forces Reserve Decoration in July 1971
http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/45278/supplements/381/page.pdf
1980:  Staff Captain onboard Cunard Princess
1987: Assumed command of QE2 on 10 July 1987
1990:  Following his death his ashes were committed to the deep of the Atlantic Ocean following a ceremony, which took place onboard QE2 on 17 October 1990

The QE2 Story Discussion Topics Featuring Captain Alan Bennell
Researcher requesting information on Captain Bennell
https://www.theqe2story.com/forum/index.php/topic,6175.msg64222.html#msg64222

Media and websites
Photo of Captain Bennell on Beyond Ships web site
http://www.beyondships.com/QE2Tour-captains.html

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