Painter, etcher and teacher who before taking up painting was a merchant marine cadet; the sea and ships were fond subjects of his. Studied art at St John's Wood School of Art and Royal Academy Schools. Exhibited RA, RWA, RI, extensively at Walker's Galleries, and elsewhere. Imperial War Museum and Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth, hold his work. Lived at Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset.