James William (Bill) SPENCE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-01-19
Education Firth Jr Secdy Sch Orkney, Leith Nautical Coll Edinburgh, Robert Gordon's Inst of Technol Aberdeen (Master Mariner), Univ of Wales Cardiff (BSc)
Publications N/A
Recreations oenophilist, equestrian matters, Orcadian history, vintage motoring
Clubs Caledonian
Style J William Spence, Esq, DL
Career Merchant Navy 1961-74; apprentice deck offr Watts Watts & Co Ltd 1961-65, certificated deck offr P&O Steam Navigation Co Ltd 1965-74; Micoperi SpA 1974-75, temp asst site co-ordinator Scapa Flow Project; John Jolly: mangr 1975, jr ptnr 1976-77, sr ptnr 1977-78, md and proprietor 1978-, chm 2003-; consul Norway 1978 (vice-consul 1976-78), vice-consul The Netherlands 1978-94, chm Assoc of Hon Norwegian Consuls in the UK and Ireland 1993-95 (vice-chm 1991-93); chm RNLI Kirkwall Lifeboat Station Branch Ctee 1997-2004 (dep Launching Authy 1976-87, Station hon sec 1987-96); memb: Kirkwall Community Cncl 1978-82, Orkney Pilotage Ctee 1979-88; chm: Kirkwall Port Employers' Assoc 1979-87 (memb 1975), BHS Orkney Riding Club 1985-92 (memb 1984), Bd of Tstees Pier Arts Centre Tst Orkney 1989-91 (tstee 1980-91); Hon Sheriff Grampian, Highland and Islands (Kirkwall) 2000, Vice Lord-Lt Orkney 2011-; MNI 1972, MICS 1979; Cdr Royal Norwegian Order of Merit 1987, Chevalier in the Order of Orange-Nassau (Netherlands) 1994
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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