Sub-Lieutenant Horatio Skene Bland, of H.M.S. "Beagle", was drowned in the act of landing at Seal Island, Mossel Bay, Cape Colony, Sept. 29th, 1901. He was the eldest son of the late Captain Horatio Bland, formerly of the King's Own Scottish Borderers, of Caunton Manor, Newark, Notts; was 21 years of age, and educated at Stubbington School, Fareham, Hants. Passing into the "Britannia," in July, 1894, he was promoted midshipman Nov. 1896, and sub-Lieutenant May, 1900. He is buried in Mossel Bay cemetery.
Source: Mildred G. Dooner, p30-31
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