Crossed the Bar

Sitrep 1, Funeral Arrangements

It is with so much sadness I report that Captain John (Joe) Logan RFA(Retd) and member 0191 Crossed the Bar on Saturday 25th August 2018 aged 88.

Joe’s funeral will take place at 15:45 on Friday 14th September at Briwnant Chapel, Thornhill Crematorium, Cardiff. (HERE for their website and HERE for a map)

Family flowers only but donations in lieu and if desired should be made to MENCAP (HERE for their website and HERE for a map) and they should be made via the Funeral Directors Rees Williams Forse & Co (HERE for their website and HERE for a map)

Old shipmates and colleagues will be made most welcome to the service and will be invited to join the family afterwards for refreshments.

On behalf of the RFA Association I offer our sincere condolences to to his son Robert and his grandchildren. His wife Sylvia  and a daughter predeceased him.

Captain John Logan 1930-2018

If you have any remembrances of John please email it to me at and I will post them on this page. I am also looking for photographs of John for this piece and the RFA Association Gallery and Archive, If you have one please email it to me.

Shaun Jones writes:-

Sailed with Captain Logan in FORT AUSTIN (1981) as the ship was returning from the Middle East. He was a wonderful Captain and always easy to converse with and always made you feel at ease. I recall a very friendly, humorous character who was clearly very popular and highly respected.


There are numerous tributes to Captain Joe on the RFA Crossed the Bar Facebook page:-