Obituary: Brian H. Patterson
Brian Patterson, who died in 2012, was Curator and Keeper of Historic Boats at the Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust. He was largely responsible for their restoration and for building up the collection of Royal Naval service craft. Besides being a long standing member of the Society, Brian was an active member of the Small Craft Committee (later the Heritage Craft Committee). His publications include: The Royal Dockyards 1929; Dreadnought in Camera, 1905–1920; The Royal Navy at Portsmouth since 1900; Home of the Fleet: A photographic history of Portsmouth Royal Dockyard.