Obituary: David White 1945-2018

David White

David White, was a maritime pilot from 1979 until his death this year. After 11 years as a navigation officer with Shell Tankers UK LTD and six years as a hydrofoil commander and relief master for Red Funnel Ferries. He became a pilot for the port of Sunderland in 1979. He transferred to Teignmouth in 1985 where he piloted until 2004 as well as taking

on the additional role of Dartmouth pilot from 1992. He became Harbour Master for Dartmouth from 2005 until retirement in 2010, although he continued to serve as a pilot for Dartmouth until his death on the 18 th January 2018, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.

Nick White (Son)

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