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John Rees
1st April 2011, 01:46 PM
It is with great sadness to announce the death of Billy Mcginty who Crossed the Bar on 12 March 2011 After a long and courageous battle aged 51
our thoughts and prayers are with Billy Wife Jan and Daughter Neeve at this very sad time
Billy was a good friend and shipmate
Billy spent his time at sea with ocean fleets McAndrews T&J Harrison Line Stena Bergeson and Bluewater
Calm Seas and a fair Wind Billy

John Rees

Glan Phillips
1st April 2011, 04:21 PM
Although I did not know or sail with Billy, it is always sad to lose a "shipmate", especially at such a young age. My sincere condolences and sympathy to his wife and family.

Glan

Doc Vernon
1st April 2011, 09:45 PM
I too never knew Billy,but as said always so sad to hear of anyone,let alone an Ex Merchant Seaman
My Sincere Condolences go out to his immediate Family,may they fing the strength and courage to deal with this sad loss!
God go with you Billy,and may your sails now be filled with good winds and take you to the places you so much once loved!
Sincerly
Vernon

Neil Morton
1st April 2011, 10:18 PM
I would also like to add my thoughts and condolences to the family and friends of Billy.RIP mate.

happy daze john in oz
2nd April 2011, 04:37 AM
It is always sad to hear of the passing of a memebr of the seafaring fraternity. My condolences to his family, may he for ever sail on calm waters.

Louis the Amigo
11th April 2011, 09:59 AM
I never sail with him but every shipmate is a friend to me ,May his loved ones find some comfort in my few words WHEN THE LAST TRUMPET SHALL SOUND, THE SLEEPING SOULS ARE WAKEN LIKE THE MORNING SUN ACROSS THE WAVES YOU WILL BE CALLED TO THE LAST MUSTER TO RISE AND SHINE IN HAVEN.

noodles
11th April 2011, 08:14 PM
so young ,god bless his family at this sad time ,,in my thoughts and paryers

jeanette mcginty
20th April 2011, 09:24 PM
Heartfelt thanks to you all for your sympathy and words of comfort. Billys final trip will take place on a date very dear to his heart, 23rd april, St. Georges Day. His ashes will be freed from a ferry on his beloved Mersey, his home port. The next day is our 24th wedding anniversary and the day after Billy will be 52.

The top sails shivered in the wind,
The ship she bound to sea,
But our hearts, our souls, our minds,
Are moored forever with thee.

Loved and longed for always,
Your wifey Net and daughter Neeve.

Trader
21st April 2011, 11:28 PM
Condolences to Billy's family and friends. It is always sad to hear of the death of a shipmate at such a young age. I didn't know you Billy but as your old mate John Rees said, Calm seas and a Fair wind.

Regards, Alec.