Members will learn with regret of the death of Michael H Jacobs in the early hours of 21 January 2015.
Mr Jacobs was first elected a member of the Baltic Exchange in 1955, representing Charles Gee & Co until 1986. He represented Philp Waters (Shipping) Ltd for a year and then became a retired member in 1989.
Mr Jacobs funeral will be held on 13 February 2015, 1030 at Beckenham Crematorium and afterwards at The Blackhorse Pub, Locksbottom, Orpington, Kent.
Please call Caroline Jacobs (daughter) on +44 (0)20 8462 3067 or +44 (0)7771 688320 if you wish to attend the wake.
The family have requested no flowers. However those wishing to rememberMr Jacobs might like to make a donation to the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Donations can be channelled through the funeral director: W. Uden & Sons, 19 Chatsworth Parade, Queensway, Oprington, Kent BR5 1DF.