Obituary: Captain Alan J. Villiers DSC FRGS

By Christopher Lloyd, published May 1982


Alan Villiers, who died in March 1982, served as the Society’s Chairman from 1960, then President from 1970 to 1974 and a Hon. Vice-President from 1974 to his death. For many years he was Chairman of the Photographic Records Sub-Committee and a member of the H.M.S. Victory Advisory Technical Committee. He went to sea at the age of fifteen and served for five years in square-rigged ships. Following time as a journalist he became a professional author, where he drew on his wide experience of windjammers and four-masted barques.

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