Montrose, Arbroath, and
October 29th 1915
sincere thanks to Ian Edwards of Montrose in Scotland
Death Of Captain George LARGIE.
The death took place at Letham on Saturday of Captain George LARGIE. Captain LARGIE came of seafaring stock. He was the youngest and last surviving son of the late Captain James LARGIE, Montrose, and he had three brothers also masters in the mercantile marine. Deceased first served an apprenticeship to the carpenter trade with Mr Charles BIRNIE, after which he went in for the sea. In course of time he secured a master's certificate, and for a good many years was in command of the sailing vessel Woodlark; and later, having changed to steam, he was master of the SS Guy Mannering for some considerable time. He retired from the sea a good many years ago, and after living in Montrose for some years he went to reside at Letham. For some years he was Clubmaster of Grange Golf Club, Monifieth, where he was very popular. He was 71 years of age, and is survived by a widow. His remains were interred in Rossie Island Burying-ground on Wednesday.