Capt. Albert Terrance Mastin and MV Devon Coast
May 24, 2010
Subject: MV Devon Coast
Dear Mac and Terry,
My husband was just doing a little brousing regarding Devon Coast and Bari. I would be very pleased to
exchange any information I can give you with any information that you might be able to give me.
I am the youngest daughter of Capt. Albert Terrance Mastin. My father was a very private man and due to my
age, I was born in 1945, never really spoke about his experiences during the war. I am never the less very
proud of him, and would like any information that you may be able to pass on to me. I can, maybe, help you
with details of his life after the war?
Yours very sincerely
Kathy Gilbert (nee Mastin)
Some detail on MV Devon Coast
Devon Coast MV was a British Motor Coaster of 646 tons
built in 1936 by Ardrossan Dockyard, Yard No 362 for the
Coast Lines Ltd. She was powered by a oil engine 4S CSA
6cylinder, machinery aft giving 224nhp. Engines by J G
Kincaid & Co Ltd, Greenock. On the 2nd December 1943 she
was destroyed in a fire following raid on Bari Italy. Her
cargo was cased gasoline. Wreck was raised after the war
(1948?) and broken up.
MV Devon Coast.
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