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W.F.J. Mörzer Bruijns
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KMR OV
 
Willem Fredrik Jacob Mörzer Bruijns
 
February 21st 1913, Bussum † December 15th 1996, Bussum?

         
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Ltz II W.F.J. Mörzer Bruijns, April 30th 1946 (Photo: Collection © dr. W.F.J.. Mörzer Bruyns)

Ltz II W.F.J. Mörzer Bruijns -
shortly after arrival of Hr.Ms. "O 21" in Rotterdam April 30 th 1946
(Photo: © Collection dr. W.F.J.. Mörzer Bruyns)

Decorations
Kweekschool voor de Zeevaart 1931 ON. 4 ?
Ltz. III KMR 1934, 1 Apr OV  
Ltz. II KMR 1938, 1 Apr OHK  
Ltz. I KMR 1946, 1 Aug XXXV  
Kapt.Ltz KMR ? silver medal KNMI  
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
         
Submarine Commands
Hr.Ms. "O 21"   1945, 18 October - 1946, 4 May

Chronology
1941, Summer - ?   On board Hr.Ms. "O 14"
1943, 12 August - 1944, 16 December   Senior Officer Hr.Ms. "O 19"
1944, December - 1945, October   Senior Officer Hr.Ms. "K XV"
1945, 18 October - 1946, 4 May   Cdt. Hr.Ms. "O 21" From DEI to the Netherlands

Civilian career
1931       Stoomvaart Maatschappij "Nederland"
1951 - ?   Capt. ss. "Singkep"
? - ?   Last Cdt. ms. "Oranje"
? - ?1971   Cdt. freighter "Neder Lek"
1971       Retirement Stoomvaart Maatschappij "Nederland"
?       Chairman "Zeemanshoop"

Related books and pages
L.L. von Münching - Biography in De Blauwe Wimpel (1997)
"The ridgebacked dolphin of the Indian Ocean" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns - Malayan Nature Journal, 14: 159-165 (1960)
"Orcaella brevirostris, some notes on the Irrawaddy dolphin" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns (Owen, 1866) - Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 31: 367-370 (1966)
"Mesoplodon, sight records of Cetacea belonging to the genus" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns (Gervais, 1850) - Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 33: 106-107 (1968)
"Pseudorca crassidens, sight records and notes on the false killer whale" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns (Owen, 1846) - Säugetierkundliche Mitteilungen, 17: 351-356 (1969)
"Field guide of whales and dolphins: 1-258, 28 plates, 19 maps, 3 graphs - Uitgeverij Tor, Amsterdam (1971)
"Whales. Nature in focus" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns - Bulletin of the European Information Centre for Nature Conservation, 17: 14-15. 18-20 (1973)
"Mesoplondon layardi, On abnormal teeth in the strap-toothed whale" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns (Gray, 1865) - Säugetierkundliche Mitteilungen, 21:75-77 (1973)
"Cephalorhynchus hectori, Notes on Hector's dolphin" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns & A.N. Bakker (Van Beneden) - Records of the Dominion Museum, 8: 125-137 (1973)
"Stenella coeruleoalba, On sight-records of the euphrosyne dolphin in the Mediterranean" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns (Meyen, 1833)- Mammalia, 38; 503-507 (1974)
"Walvissen en dolfijnen en hun bedreiging" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns - Natuur en Landschap, 28:229-240 (=Bijdrage no. 11 van de Nederlandse Commissie voor Internationale Natuurbescherming). (1974)
"Massastrandingen van walvisachtigen"- W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns - Vakblad voor Biologen, 54: 296-298 (1974)
"Wordt - na 27 miljoen jaren - het vonnis over de walvis voltrokken?" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns - De Blauwe Wimpel, 30: 294-298 (1975)
"Onthullende grafieken tonen realiteit van uitroeiing van de walvis aan" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns - De Blauwe Wimpel, 30:340-346 (1975)
"Uitroeiing van de walvis" - W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns - Vakblad voor Biologen, 56: 134-143 (1976)

Notes
Nickname: "(Big Ocean) Bill" and "Captain Players" because of his long baird.
 

 

 

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